Implementing Children’s Rights in Scotland – Developing Systems of Child-Friendly Complaints, Remedy and Redress

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Engagement – Public lecture/debate/seminar


A webinar was held on 4th February 2021, linking the Children (Scotland) Act 2020 discussions to UNCRC incorporation. The webinar was titled ‘Developing Systems of Child-Friendly Complaints, Remedy and Redress’ and included key stakeholders such as the Commissioner for Children and Young People Scotland (who chaired), Scottish Government civil servants, and the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman. Speakers included: Fiona Morrison (University of Stirling), Máire McCormack and Kay Tisdall (University of Edinburgh), Andy Sirel (JustRight Scotland), Ursula Kilkelly (University College Cork), Katie Boyle (University of Stirling), and Rosemary Agnew (Scottish Public Services Ombudsman).
The seminar was hosted by: Childhood and Youth Studies' Research Group (University of Edinburgh), Centre for Child Wellbeing and Protection (University of Stirling) and the Observatory of Children's Human Rights Scotland.​​​​​
A briefing informed the event and was updated subsequently - saved below.
A recording of the webinar can be viewed at the link provided below.
Period4 Feb 2021
Event typeSeminar
Degree of RecognitionNational