KidsRights news

  1. Desmond Tutu announces finalists for International Children’s Peace Prize

    Archbishop Desmond Tutu has today announced the finalists of the International Children’s Peace Prize 2018 on behalf of the KidsRights Foundation. The young winner’s message each year reaches millions of people worldwide. From an impressive number of 121 children from 45 countries, KidsRights’ Expert Committee selected Moni from Bangladesh, the initiators of March For Our Lives from the US, and Leilua from Samoa.
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  2. MTV EMA Generation Change Award: A big win for changemakers around the world!

    Our 2017 International Children’s Peace Prize winner Mohamad Al Jounde is named as one of the winners of the MTV EMA Generation Change Award.

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  3. International Children's Peace Prize winner 2017 Mohamad nominated for first-ever 'MTV EMA Generation Change Award'

    Viacom’s MTV announced the first-ever “MTV EMA Generation Change Award” to elevate and empower the fearless, original young people who are chan

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  4. Keita delivers opening speech on the Day of General Discussion at the United Nations Office

    Last Friday on the 28th of September our 2015 International Children’s Peace Prize winner Abraham M. Keita delivered the opening speech on the Day of General Discussion (DGD) at the United Nations Office in Geneva. The Committee on the Rights of the Child decided to devote its 2018 Day of General Discussion to the issue of protecting and empowering children human rights defenders. 
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  5. 121 inspiring children nominated for International Children’s Peace Prize 2018

    Today KidsRights proudly announces that 121 nominees are in contention for the International Children’s Peace Prize 2018. The prestigious prize is awarded annually to a child who fights courageously to promote the rights of the child. In a very special tribute to archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Laureate and the official patron of the International Children’s Peace Prize, this year’s ceremony will be held in Cape Town, South Africa. There, the archbishop will present the prize to the winner in a ceremony attended by dignitaries and the world press on 20 November 2018.
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  6. Save the date!

    It is a great pleasure and honour to announce that the Award Ceremony of the International Children’s Peace Prize 2018 will take place on the International Day of the Rights of the Child,  on Tuesday November 20th in Cape Town, South Africa.
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  7. A personal update from KidsRights Youngster Mohamad

    Mohamad, winner of the International Children's Peace Prize, has been living in Sweden for almost a year now. With the help of his new Swedish friends Mohamad is now supporting the Swedish Youth by giving them a sens of 'belonging'.
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  8. KidsRights Index 2018: insufficient budget for children’s rights

    Amsterdam, June 12th 2018 – International children’s rights foundation KidsRights and Erasmus University Rotterdam today published the KidsRights Index 2018.
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  9. KidsRights Index 2018: reduced budget for children in Romania

    Amsterdam, June 12th – International children’s rights foundation KidsRights and Erasmus University Rotterdam today published the KidsRights Index 2018.
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  10. KidsRights Index 2018: Lebanon performs strongly on children’s rights despite refugee crisis

    Amsterdam, June 12th – International children’s rights foundation KidsRights and Erasmus University Rotterdam today published the KidsRights Index 2018.
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  11. International children's rights foundation KidsRights launches unique platform for young changemakers

    Amsterdam, 3 June 2018 - International children’s rights foundation KidsRights on 2 June officially launched the Global Changemaking Platform during the Rotterdam Gala in the Netherlands.
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  12. Kehkashan Basu and Green Hope: changemakers for the environment!

     “I decided to be the change and my first small step was planting a tree on my eighth birthday.”

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