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UNICEF Consultation takes on Challenges facing Indigenous and Minority Children

This article is about a UNICEF forum entitled "The Consultation on Indigenous Peoples’ and Minorities’ Issues". This consultation was brough together in order "to reach a consensus and common understanding about UNICEF’s engagement with indigenous and minority communities." It involved approximately 40 participants, drawing from UNICEF senior management and practitioners and external experts to discuss this important topic.

It is particularly interesting becasue it features… Continue

Added by Elise on May 7, 2009 at 5:30pm — No Comments

IICRD South East Asia Newsletter

Check out this really amazing newsletter about IICRD's work in South East Asia. Is was written by IICRD's Cheryl Heykoop who is currently a Project Coordinator working closely with the Child Protection Partnership in Thailand. It gives a great overview of the incredible work and events going on half way around the world.…


Added by Elise on May 7, 2009 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Fair Play for Children

Here is some interesting information about the Fair Play for Children website. It sounds like an interesting site and could be a good resource (see online library).

We understand you are interested in children's play, creativity and rights issues. So we thought you'd like to know about the Fair Play for Children website.

Fair Play has 2 arms: a charity and a campaign, sharing common aims and… Continue

Added by Elise on April 23, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

The Rise of the Social Nervous System

An article from Forbes magazine talking about the power of the Internet to connect us in new ways.

The Rise Of The Social Nervous System

Joshua-Michele Ross, 03.09.09

SEBASTOPOL, Calif.--No corner of modern American life is untouched by technology. And no technology is more transformative than the Internet. The simple reason for… Continue

Added by Jon Ramer on March 12, 2009 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Microsoft joins EU fight against Internet child porn

The child rights in practice site has a news feed coming from the Child Rights Information Network (CRIN). I noticed this story this morning that seems to be relevant to the Child Protection Partnership (CPP).

A new coalition of police, Internet providers, financial groups and NGOs was launched Tuesday to tackle the growing flow of child abuse pictures distributed online, the EU commission announced. Here is the… Continue

Added by Jon Ramer on March 3, 2009 at 10:08am — No Comments

Getting Started....

As a way to start this off I am posting this first blog. Each of us has the capability to add a blog post as well as comment on any of the blog posts that others have made. We can start talking about the upcoming learning forum as well a start to talk about CPP as it comes into form. It'll take some time to get some content in place as well as to gain comfort with using these basic tools. if you have any questions please don't hesitate to post them in the group we call the… Continue

Added by Jon Ramer on February 27, 2009 at 2:50pm — 5 Comments

Saskatchewan Children's Advocate Office National Child Day Media Release

For Immediate Release:

November 20, 2009

National Child Day — The Way Forward: Transforming ‘Paper Rights’ into ‘Lived Rights’ for Saskatchewan Children and Youth

SASKATOON — As Canada celebrates National Child Day and joins the world in commemorating the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Saskatchewan Children’s Advocate continues to urge the provincial government to develop… Continue

Added by Roxane Schury on November 30, 1999 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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