KidsRights news

  1. Promoting the power of youth at the United Nations High-level Political Forum in New York

    The High-level Political Forum on sustainable development is United Nations central platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustai

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  2. KidsRights Index 2019: Inadequate priority for children's rights in developed countries

    Amsterdam May 14th - There is still a significant gap between international children's rights and the daily reality of children around the world. Even in developed countries the priority for children's rights is inadequate. This is demonstrated by the KidsRights Index 2019 published today by the international children's rights organization KidsRights and the Erasmus University Rotterdam.
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  3. A personal message from Kehkashan Basu

    Our planet is at the edge of an environmental breakdown. Polar ice caps are melting, sea levels are rising and unseasonal storms and tsunamis are battering our planet.
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  4. First edition book donated to KidsRights!

    Nathalie Hazenberg, who wrote the book ‘Give me a BREAK’, decided

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  5. Dutch influencers unite with Dutch changemakers for safe schools around the world!

    Well-known Dutch influencers Kaj Gorgels, Bobbie Bodt, Qucee, Sophie Milzink and Gio Latooy will unite with Dutch changemakers from February 27 th

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  6. Call for nominees International Children’s Peace Prize 2019 now open!

    The International Children’s Peace Prize is awarded annually to a child who fights courageously for children’s rights. Winning the International Children’s Peace Prize puts your changemaker in news headlines around the world. Last year, the winners’ message reached more than 1, 2 billion people!
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  7. March For Our Lives wins International Children’s Peace Prize 2018

    The March for Our Lives initiators, who started the American mass youth movement for safer schools and communities and against gun violence, have won the International Children’s Peace Prize 2018. Today, on Universal Children’s Day, David Hogg, Emma González, Jaclyn Corin and Matt Deitsch, received the prize from Archbishop Desmond Tutu during a special ceremony held in Cape Town, South Africa in the presence of distinguished guests and the world press.
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  8. LIVESTREAM – International Children’s Peace Prize 2018 Ceremony

    Watch the official livestream of the International Children’s Peace Prize 2018 Award Ceremony. Find out who will be this year’s winner, live!
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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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