KidsRights news

  1. Two Dutch children nominated for International Children’s Peace Prize 2017

    For the first time in the history of the prize there are two nominees from the Netherlands: Fahima Elmi (15) and Gabriël Gomes Barros (17).
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  2. Record number of 169 nominated children for International Children’s Peace Prize 2017

    International children’s rights NGO the KidsRights Foundation proudly announces a record number of 169 nominees for the International Children’s Peace Prize 2017.
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  3. Change the Lead: Youth taking action

    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.
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  4. KidsRights Youngsters Workshop Week 2017: children’s rights and the environment

    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! 
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  5. Final report available - workshop World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates Bogotá

    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.
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  6. ABN AMRO prolongs investment in the International Children’s Peace Prize

    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.
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  7. KidsRights launches global youth movement together with The KidsRights Youngsters

    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.
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  8. Empowering children to speak out: KidsRights granted special consultative status at the United Nations

    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.
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  9. KidsRights Index 2017: violence and discrimination against children global concern

    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.
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  10. The KidsRights School Summit: Empowering youth in New York to be changemakers

    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.
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  11. Exhibition ‘The International Children’s Peace Prize’ in the Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam

    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.
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  12. KidsRights receives donation from Dutch National Postcode Lottery

    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.
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