The Amnesty International Chapter of Albany Law School held a symposium entitled
"Lost Childhood: Child Soldiers, Trafficked Children, and Child Rights" on Friday, February 1.
Symposium panelists addressed a packed auditorium of students about the legal and policy issues surrounding child soldiers and child victims of trafficking, including cases involving child soldiers that have come before the International Criminal Court (ICC), the perpetrator bar to asylum-seeking, and the international trade in child labor and international rights.
The Albany Times Union featured a story about the symposium on February 2, 2008.
Symposium topics included:
The symposium was hosted by the Amnesty International Chapter of Albany Law School in conjunction with Diversity Office and the Faculty Diversity Committee of Albany Law School, the Special Initiative Fund of Amnesty International USA and the Program for International Justice and Accountability of Amnesty International USA.