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Maria  Herczog

Title Ms.
Nationality Hungary
Committee Committee on the Rights of the Child
Date First Elected 21 Feb 2007
Date Term Expires 28 Feb 2011
Position on Committee Committee member
Professional Background Research and lecturing in the field of child welfare and child protection
Member of the ECOSOC as a civil society representative
Editor in chief of FamilyChildYouth professional journals

Other main activities in the field relevant to the mandate of the treaty body concerned:
In the past 15 years temporary expert and advisor on several related issues for UNICEFWHOCouncil of Europe
One of the authors of the Alternative NGO Report on Hungary on the implementation of CRC in 2005 on behalf of the FamilyChildYouth association
Participant in several international conferences as key note speakerworkshop leaderand in particular at many UNICEF events
Participation in international research projects in EU framework -AGISDaphne etc.
Educational Background 1978 Karl Marx University of Economics, Budapest
1989 Doctoral thesis on institutional care of children under the age of 3, Karl Marx University of Economics, Budapest
1996 Ph.D. thesis on the dilemmas of the child protection system in Hungary,
Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest
Current occupation Senior Researcher, University lecturer
Language HungarianEnglish
Working Language English