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Patten 20 Years On: Young People, Policing and Stop & Search

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Queen's University Belfast (the Great Hall)

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Belfast

BT7 1NN

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This is a joint event between Crime & Social Justice Group at Queen's University Belfast, Include Youth and the Children's Law Centre.

In 2019, the Independent Commission on Policing in Northern Ireland (Patten Report) will be 20 years old. Similarly, 2019 represents the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

The aim of this one-day conference is to explore the current agenda and evidence around the policing of children and young people in Northern Ireland, with a particular focus on police stop and search powers.

Keynote speakers include:

- Prof. Ann Skelton, member of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child;
- Katrina Ffrench, Chief Executive of StopWatch UK
- Prof. Ben Bradford, Director of the Jill Dando Institute for Global City Policing
- Koulla Yiasouma, Commissioner for Children and Young People in Northern Ireland

The day will be chaired by Alyson Kilpatrick, BL

The event will also include representatives from the policing institutions in Northern Ireland, along with a theatre production by C21 Theatre Company.

Other speakers will be announced.

The event will be held in the Great Hall at QUB.

Tea/coffee will be available from 9.30am, while free lunch is also provided.

The event is free, but registration is required and numbers are limited.

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