MacKay Hannah

Children's Rights - Participation: Now for the how, not the why

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Tam Baillie

former Scotland Commissioner for Children and Young People

Tam Baillie was Scotland’s Commissioner for Children and Young People from 2009 to 2017.  As the Commissioner, Tam’s remit was to promote and safeguard the rights of children and young people in Scotland which are set out in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).

Previously Tam worked as a manager and practitioner with children and young people for over 30 years.  Tam worked primarily with young offenders, young people in and leaving care, and young homeless people.  He has worked in Scotland and England and in both the statutory and voluntary sectors.  Tam latterly moved into policy and influencing to help address the strategic and structural changes necessary to affect lasting improvements for children and young people.

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