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17 Oct 2019
November 20th marks the 30th Anniversary of the UN Child Rights Convention. UNICEF Hungary has organised “Take Over Days” in Hungary for the past two years, and now, after Tdh has planned similar events in Romania, it is planning the third. At the...
08 Oct 2019
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has prepared a submission to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on children’s right to a healthy environment, in advance of its 2020 annual meeting on this topic. The impact of environmental...
03 Oct 2019
The Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants, together with the Initiative for Children in Migration and Destination Unknown, have produced a new briefing on the best practices on ensuring children’s best interests are the...
23 Sep 2019
The Ministry of Demography, Family, Youth and Social Policy will once again award an individual and/or group that has made the most important achievements,  published or presented, in the last year concerning the promotion of children’s rights. The...
17 Sep 2019
'School for All', a Croatian civil society initiative, organized a protest rally in Zagreb on September 15th, demanding Croatian authorities employ more school assistants to ensure the inclusion of children with disabilities in the educational ...
 Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash

 Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash

06 Sep 2019
  On 13–14 November 2019, the Council of Europe will hold, under the French Presidency of the Committee of Ministers, a Children’s Rights Conference marking the 30th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UN CRC...
02 Sep 2019
Security over privacy is in the focus of NSPCC campaigning challenged by David Spencer, VPNCompare's News Editor. In general, encryption helps to keep people safer online, messages are more secure and less vulnerable to hackers and online...
30 Aug 2019
The Hintalovon Children’s Rights Foundation was contacted by a parent asking for help to clarify which legal regulation applies to situations when a grandparent shares pictures of a child on social media without the parents’ permission (but with the...
15 Aug 2019
It is easy to fall into the social media trap of over-posting. This is even more difficult for parents who share their children’s life without censor. This, according to experts, is very dangerous. The phenomenon has also created a new term:...
Foto: Facebook, Ion Lazarenco Tiron

Foto: Facebook, Ion Lazarenco Tiron

23 Jul 2019
Moldovan swimmer, and candidate for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, Ion Lazarenco Tiron will swim 30 kilometres on the Dniester River to raise awareness of the importance of respecting children's rights. The action is organized by UNICEF Moldova and ...

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