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UN Special Rapporteur on Indigenous Peoples comments on the situation in Attawapiskat

UN Special Rapporteur on Attawapiskat Dec 20

UN Special Rapporteur on Indigenous Peoples comments on the situation in Attawapiskat as an example of inequitable services on reserves. Statement also mentions human rights complaint for inequitable services filed by First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada in 2007 concerning…


Added by Tina Pelletier on December 20, 2011 at 12:59pm — No Comments

Photos now available from CPiD (Child Protection in Development) planning meeting held Oct 24 - 26, 2011 in Victoria BC

Check out these photos taken at the Ocean Point Hotel and Royal Roads University during the recent planning meeting.  It was a great event attended by people passionate about improving the lives of children all over the world.


Photos from Child Protection in Development event in Victoria, BC October 24 - 26, 2011

Added by Nancy Taylor on November 22, 2011 at 2:59pm — No Comments

Second Paper in Series explores Children's Subjective Well-being

The latest paper in a series to stimulate discussion is entitled Children's Subjective Well-being:  A Proposed Component of Assessments of Accountability in Promoting the Rights and Quality of Life of Children.  Written by E. Scott Huebner, Ph.D, Professor and Director, School Psychology Program, Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, the paper proposes that in order to successfully monitor the actual success (as opposed to the intended effect) of… Continue

Added by Nancy Taylor on July 4, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

"The Way Forward to Advance Child Rights and Well-Being – Visions and Challenges" Have your say!!

The International Institute for Child Rights and Development (IICRD, University of Victoria, BC, Canada; …


Added by Nancy Taylor on July 4, 2011 at 12:05pm — No Comments

Call for Papers: International Conference on “Human Development and Human Rights: two decades of advancement, what’s next for children and youth? Agency and participation for enhancing equity”




UNDP, through the Human Development Office, and UNICEF in the Dominican Republic are jointly organizing an International Conference on “Human Development and Human Rights: two decades of advancement, what’s…


Added by Michela Da Rodda on June 21, 2011 at 9:07am — No Comments

Somaliland National Justice Reform Conference

Somaliland- National Justice reform conference was started in Hargiesa on 14/6/2011 at AMBASADOR Hotel. A large number of delegates including international institutions were participated in the conference. H.E. The president of the Somaliland opened the conference. It was so wonderful that H.E. The president of Somaliland and former Minister of Justice have added and deeply expressed in their speeches about children’s justice. The former Minister of justice has requested the government and…


Added by ismail mohamed abdi on June 14, 2011 at 1:22pm — No Comments


 The worldplayday is celebrated on the 28th of May as a remembrance of the most valuable right for children and adults. This year the message of Freda Kim founder of the Worldplayday is focused on children living in emergencies in countries with conflicts, situations in which right to play is not exercised and most of the time because mine fields are also a big danger.

 The process of play is a powerful, multifaceted learning experience. Play is central to children's learning, and…


Added by Martha Llanos on May 24, 2011 at 8:39pm — 1 Comment

Child Friendly Asia Pacific Conference


2nd International Conference of the Child Friendly Asia Pacific Network

Surakarta City, Indonesia 30 June - 2 July 2011


The 2nd Child Friendly Asia Pacific International conference, through the generous support of

the Indonesian governments Ministry for Woman's Empowerment and Child Protection will

be held in Surakarta City, Indonesia in late June. The focus of the conference will be…


Added by Jennifer Tang on May 2, 2011 at 9:13am — No Comments

Call for submissions: PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival

Click here to view the PLURAL+ 2011 poster


PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival invites the world's youth to submit dynamic and forward-thinking videos focusing on themes of migration, diversity and social inclusion. Organized by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in collaboration with many partners. Awards Ceremony in New York. Exciting prizes and professional opportunities.

PLURAL + 2011 deadline: 1… Continue

Added by Jennifer Tang on April 14, 2011 at 3:31pm — No Comments



       I have been recalling the First Historical session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous issues when in May 2002 for the first time the UN open their doors to welcome the indigenous peoples from around the world. It just happen after the Special session on children (A world fit for children).

     It was a very special session and the most outstanding momentum was the Panel for indigenous children that Anna Pinto and…


Added by Martha Llanos on March 16, 2011 at 3:53pm — No Comments



Beloved friends:

Warmest regards to each of you, this year on ocassion of a 100 years of International Day of Women my reflections were geared toward the power of Circles and very special to me Iona Circle of Wise Women in 2002. I am enclosing a note about Circles in our lives as it appears…


Added by Martha Llanos on March 10, 2011 at 9:08am — No Comments

Happy New Year ! Bonne Annee ! Buen Nuevo Ano ! 2011

Child Rights & Protection Consultancy-International(CRPCI)

Wishing you & your loved ones a Joyous, Healthy and Peaceful New Year - with Justice for all …


Added by Kimberly Svevo-Cianci on January 4, 2011 at 7:19pm — No Comments

2010 Human Rights Day Message

December 10th is Human Rights Day, following is the message from the secretary General of the United Nations discussing this year's theme: human rights defenders who act to end discrimination

Human Rights Day 2010 will highlight and promote the achievements of human rights defenders and it will again emphasize the primary responsibility Governments have to enable and protect their role. The Day is also intended to inspire a new generation of defenders to…


Added by Stephen Fatnl on December 8, 2010 at 12:34pm — No Comments

Youth are key foundation to development: forum .

A special workshop on "Youth Political Leaders", held on the sidelines of the 6th International Conference of Asian Political Parties, has stressed youths are the foundation to development, according to a statement released Friday.

Speaking at the forum, Kim Rithy, president of the Youth Association of Cambodia, said "Young…


Added by Taryn Danford on December 3, 2010 at 2:54pm — 1 Comment

End Child Poverty

Support Eurochild campaign to fight child poverty in the EU! Sign up the petition and learn more at

Added by Mafalda Leal on November 24, 2010 at 3:28pm — No Comments

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