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Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Universal Children's Day 2015, November 20th.

 Journée Mondiale de l' enfance, 20 novembre.




The Universal Children's Day is dedicated to promoting the well-being and human rights of the world's children, especially those suffering the impacts of poverty, armed conflict, discrimination and exploitation.  The date of the observance -- 20 November -- marks the day on which, in 1989, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Today, we reaffirm our obligation to do everything in our power to enable all children to survive and thrive, learn and grow, have their voices heard and reach their full potential.
This year, I wish to emphasize the importance of ensuring that the commitments made by the international community to the world's children are extended to a group of children who are often forgotten or overlooked: those deprived of their liberty.
Far too many children languish in jail, mental health facilities or through other forms of detention.  Some children are vulnerable because they are migrants, asylum seekers, homeless or preyed on by organized criminals.  Whatever the circumstances, the Convention dictates that the deprivation of liberty must be a measure of last resort, and for the shortest time. Our aim must be to pursue the best interests of the child, prevent the deprivation of liberty and promote alternatives to detention.
With that in mind, and further to a request by the General Assembly, the United Nations is preparing a Global Study that aims to shine a light on the scale and conditions of children deprived of their liberty and secure the protection of their rights. The study will gather relevant data, identify good practices and help countries grasp the worrisome magnitude of the phenomenon and design measures to address it.  A coalition of UN actors has come together to assemble resources and expertise to take the study forward.  I strongly support this effort and urge Member States to do so as well.
This year's observance falls at a time when 60 million people have been forcibly displaced from their homes – more than at any time since the Second World War.  Almost half of them are children fleeing oppression, terrorism, violence and other violations of their human rights.  This observance also comes following the landmark adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which can point the way towards peaceful, prosperous and inclusive societies for all.  Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals will depend crucially on reaching the most vulnerable children.
On Universal Children's Day, let us reaffirm our commitment to a future in which no child is left behind, including those deprived of their liberty.
Ban Ki-moon

FORUM : Universal Children's Day - 20 November.

 The one thing all children have in common is their rights. Every child has the right to survive and thrive, to be educated, to be free from violence and abuse, to participate and to be heard .
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon


On the basis of the Convention on the rights of the children and joint effort by all the countries and regions, let us promote and celebrate children’s right on the Universal Children's Day, and continuously build up a living-friendly environment for children in the world through dialogues and actions.

#ChildrensDay
 The date 20 November marks the day on which the Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child, in 1959, and the Convention on the Rights of the Child, in 1989.



Numerous schools and other instructive establishments endeavor to illuminate offspring of their rights as indicated by the Rights’ Declaration of the Child and the Convention on the Child’s Rights. Instructors animate their students to consider the contrasts in the middle of themselves as well as other people and clarify the thought of “rights”. In nations where the privileges of youngsters are by and large very much regarded, educators may attract consideration regarding circumstances in nations where this is not the situation.
In a few regions UNICEF holds occasions to attract specific consideration regarding kids’ rights. These may be to fortify enthusiasm for the media around the globe or to begin across the country battles, for example on the significance of inoculations or breastfeeding.
Numerous nations, including Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, hold Universal Children’s Day occasions on November 20 to stamp the Declaration’s commemorations of the Child’s Rights and the Convention on the Child’s Rights. Then again, different nations hold occasions on diverse dates, for example, the fourth Wednesday in October (Australia) and November 14 (India). General Children’s Day is not saw in the United States, in spite of the fact that a comparative recognition, National Child’s Day, is hung on the first Sunday in June.
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EVENTS : Universal Children's Day Celebrations 2015






 Numerous schools and other instructive establishments endeavor to illuminate offspring of their rights as indicated by the Rights’ Declaration of the Child and the Convention on the Child’s Rights. Instructors animate their students to consider the contrasts in the middle of themselves as well as other people and clarify the thought of “rights”. In nations where the privileges of youngsters are by and large very much regarded, educators may attract consideration regarding circumstances in nations where this is not the situation.  In a few regions UNICEF holds occasions to attract specific consideration regarding kids’ rights. These may be to fortify enthusiasm for the media around the globe or to begin across the country battles, for example on the significance of inoculations or breastfeeding.  Numerous nations, including Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, hold Universal Children’s Day occasions on November 20 to stamp the Declaration’s commemorations of the Child’s Rights and the Convention on the Child’s Rights. Then again, different nations hold occasions on diverse dates, for example, the fourth Wednesday in October (Australia) and November 14 (India). General Children’s Day is not saw in the United States, in spite of the fact that a comparative recognition, National Child’s Day, is hung on the first Sunday in June.
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