Universal Children’s Day, 20 November

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In 1954, the General Assembly recommended that all member states institute a Universal Children’s Day to promote the welfare of all children and advocate for understanding and solidarity between all children.

20 November marks the anniversary of the adoption of the 1959 Declaration of the Rights of the Child and 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Further Resources

UNICEF’s annual State of the World’s Children report

UNICEF’s Voices of Youth platform for young activitists

United Nations CyberSchoolbus for teaching and learning

Above image is credited to Sophia Paris and was retrieved from unmultimedia.org/photo

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