Category Archives: CRC Child Rights

Relate to Child Rights; Declaration, Convention, Signatures, Ratification, Goals, implementation, instruments, monitoring examples, exceptions, stories or processes etc.

Former Unicef Staff – at Culture of Peace – Sowing Seeds Early Childhood Development – UN Webcast : 7 sep 2017 (Summary)

Our colleagues, “former UNICEF staff”  were part of the High Level Forum on the Culture of Peace 7 Sep 2017. … convened by the President of the UN General , H.E. Peter Thomson in the UN General Assembly Hall (AM) and … Continue reading

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Interviews on (1983-1989) advocates for Child Rights and Convention within UNICEF

I n response to research request,  Below are links to 1989 Interviews which throw some light on UNICEF early involvement with child rights and the drafting of the convention. Some early and consistent supporters such as Baquer Namazi are illustrated. … Continue reading

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Join : “Update on Know Violence Initiative”:Wed, 22 Juy 2015; 5:00 to 6:00 PM

Dear Colleagues,    Please join us for this event: “Update on Know Violence Initiative” Date and Time: Wednesday, 22 July 2015 from 5:00 to 6:00 PM Venue: Danny Kaye Visitors’ Centre, UNICEF House   (Global Broadcast Message: Reposted here for ease of … Continue reading

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Why “Street Children” and eloquent poster from1983

There was a recent question regarding the increased use of term “Street Children” in the 1980’s. Here is an excerpt on that and an “Eloquent Poster” Editorial The Eloquent Poster: What’s in a Name? (Street Children) In the Programme office, … Continue reading

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Response: Issues Impact on Boys: Historical View & Street Children by S.Barry-Tacon

In response post of 12 may 2015 inviting former staff input: “challenges which impact boys”. Sheila Barry-Tacon has shared points, ideas + historical context which could assist discussion. Please add more thoughts or detail Three hypotheses (reproduced below from initial … Continue reading

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Invite former staff, spark thought: “challenges which impact boys”.

Find below an invitation for former staff and colleagues to contribute to the work  on “Boys” to feed into the upcoming knowledge product of UNICEF policy and planing. Note comments requested by 22 May 2015 Katell Le Goulven, who is … Continue reading

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CRC@25 events -internal compendium / informal report – various locations

The informal compendium of 2014 UNICEF country events in celebration of Convention of the Rights of the child at 25 (CRC@25) This is re-posted for former staff ease of access at –    CRC Compendium 2015_ 030115 or in two parts: … Continue reading

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How to make your UNICEF _IMAGINE video

Click for pdf file: How to make your UNICEF _IMAGINE video_ ————————-Simple text below ———————- How To Create Your Video 1) Download the TouchCast IMAGINE app for iPad and iPhone here. An Android version of the app will follow soon, … Continue reading

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A -UNICEF Year End Party 2014: B -CRC@25, C -UNICEF Staff News

A.     Friday, 19th December 4:30-11:00pmLabouisse Hall For Any  in NY this Friday, Note Staff Party at UNICEF = former staff have been invited. details below and attached: B.    Some former colleagues shared  comments related to 25th anniversary of CRC at: … Continue reading

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Making Human Rights the Heart of American Policies by Alan Brody

We have now passed the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, with America still holding out on ratifying it. Some of my thoughts on that (below) were published today in an op-ed in the Iowa … Continue reading

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