KidsRights news

  1. Mohamad Al Jounde from Syria wins International Children’s Peace Prize 2017

    Sixteen-year-old Mohamad Al Jounde from Syria has won the International Children’s Peace Prize. Mohamad received the award for his tireless efforts to ensure the rights of Syrian refugee children. In the presence of media outlets from all over the world and several prominent guests, such as His Royal Highness Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan and a large number of foreign ambassadors, the award was handed out by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Children’s Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai.
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  2. Watch the International Children's Peace Prize ceremony live on Facebook

    The official ceremony during which the International Children's Peace Prize is awarded to this year's winner will be streamed live on the KidsRights Facebook page.
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  3. 3 reasons to watch the International Children's Peace Prize award ceremony Facebook livestream

    On December 4th, the International Children's Peace Prize 2017 will be awarded during the official ceremony in the renowned Hall of Knights in international city of peace and justice The Hague, the Netherlands. For those who can't be there in person, KidsRights will stream the ceremony live on Facebook. Here are 3 reasons why you should definitely tune in to watch!
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  4. Desmond Tutu announces finalists for International Children’s Peace Prize 2017

    Desmond Tutu has today announced the three finalists for the International Children’s Peace Prize 2017 on behalf of the KidsRights Foundation. From a record number of 169 entries from 55 countries, the Expert Committee has selected 3 finalists. Nobel Peace Laureate Ms. Malala Yousafzai will present the prize to the winner on December 4th in the Hall of Knights in the Dutch city of The Hague.
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  5. Dear Frank, an open letter

    Read our open letter to Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama, chair of the United Nations Climate Conference in Bonn. We ask him to invite KidsRights Youngster Kehkashan Basu to Bonn to voice the concerns of today’s world’s youth about the issue of climate change.
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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