Expert Speaker

Marc Dullaert

Marc Dullaert

Organisation: Kidsrights Foundation
Expertise: Past and first Ombudsman for children in the Netherlands and former president of ENOC representing ombudspersons and commissioners for children from 33 European countries.

Biography

Marc Dullaert is the founder and chair of the KidsRights Foundation and founder of the International Children’s Peace Prize. KidsRights is active on four continents and promotes children’s rights with children as changemakers. KidsRights “gives a voice to the voiceless” as patron Desmond Tutu puts it.

 

Marc Dullaert was the first Ombudsman for children in the Netherlands and was president of ENOC representing ombudspersons and commissioners for children from 33 European countries. He published more than 30 surveys regarding children’s rights issues and took the initiative to develop the KidsRights Index, an instrument that measures how 196 countries worldwide adhere to children’s rights.

 

Currently Marc Dullaert serves as the Chairman of the Board of the KidsRights Foundation.