Italy – Best interests of the child: presentation of new book at BookCity Milano

Next week the city of Milan will host Bookcity Milano 2016, an important event about publishing, books, and culture in general: a four days marathon of conferences, presentations and other interesting initiatives on communication and digital media (see official website Bookcitymilano.it for more details and the complete program).

On Sunday (November 20), upon the anniversary of The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, a new book titling “Prima i bambini” (i.e. “children first”) by Italian scholar Elisabetta Lamarque (Associate Professor at University of Milano-Bicocca) will be presented at BASE Milano at 12:30 (free entrance). The presentation will be also the chance for a debate about the “best interests of the child” principle in a constitutional perspective, with eminent speakers.

SPEAKERS: Marina Tavassi (President of the Milan Court of Appeals); Filomena Albano (Italian Authority for children rights); Roberta Guaineri (Attorney and Council member of the Municipality of Milan); Elisabetta Lamarque (author of the book).
Chair woman/moderator: Eliana Di Caro (IlSole24Ore Domenica).

Where: BASE Milano, via Bergognone 34 (room D)
When: Sunday November 20, 2016 – h 12.30

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