KidsRights and The KidsRights Youngsters were proud contributors to the 2017 Key Club International Convention in San Antonio, Texas, July 4-8. 2014 International Children’s Peace Prize winner Neha Gupta was invited to be a keynote speaker at this annual youth convention.
From June 10th until June 16th The KidsRights Youngsters came together in Amsterdam for the annual Workshop Week. This week helps The KidsRights Youngsters develop their skills, grow as a group of global changemakers and work on the global youth movement PUSH!
On February 2nd this year, KidsRights and The KidsRights Youngsters Chaeli and Kehkashan participated in the 16th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Bogotá, Colombia. The KidsRights Foundation organized workshops for young changemakers from all around the globe. The input of the young participants is now finalized in a report. Find out more here.
ABN AMRO is a valued sponsor to the International Children's Peace Prize since 2006. Recently ABN AMRO decided to continue their support to KidsRights in the coming years, to improve children’s rights.
KidsRights and The KidsRights Youngsters launches the international youth movement PUSH! The International Children’s Peace Prize winner of 2016, and KidsRights Youngster, Kehkashan Basu kicked off the first PUSH! campaign on the stage of Young Impact on May 30th, 2017.
KidsRights is honored to have officially been granted special consultative status by the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). This was decided at the United Nations in New York. The status enables KidsRights to accelerate her work on children’s rights.
International children’s rights foundation KidsRights and Erasmus University Rotterdam have today published the KidsRights Index 2017, the annual global ranking which charts countries’ performance records concerning children’s rights. Its scope is truly unique, as the Index collects data from various reputable sources and identifies global themes and trends in the children’s rights arena.
KidsRights proudly looks back at the KidsRights School Summit that took place on May 1st at the New York Public Library. The Summit celebrated the impact of the newly developed KidsRights Children’s Rights Curriculum, that was piloted in recent months at selected High and Middle Schools in New York.
On April 14th ‘The International Children’s Peace Prize’ exhibition of KidsRights opens in the Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam. The exhibition premieres in Amsterdam alongside the World Press Photo 2017 and will travel to various locations worldwide.
KidsRights is very proud and grateful to welcome a one-time donation from the Dutch National Postcode Lottery to promote the rights and wellbeing of very vulnerable children. Thanks to the support of 2.8 million loyal members, the Dutch National Postcode Lottery is able to donate 341 million euro to charities.