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Child-friendly Version of the Convention on the Rights of the Child

Author: Plan International United Nations Office in Geneva

The Convention on the Rights of the Child is the main piece of international law that guarantees the rights of every girl and boy under the age of 18. The Convention has been ratified by 196 countries, nearly every single country in the world. Countries that have ratified the Convention can be held accountable to fulfilling all the rights in the Convention, which span from the right to education to the right to participate and protection from violence, among others.

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Link: https://plan-international.org/child-friendly-poster-convention-rights-child

Facilitator Training Workshop in Bogotá, Colombia

Sixteen participants took part in a four-day Facilitator Training Workshop on the Learning to Live Together Programme, which was held in Bogotá from 16 to 19 August bringing together religious communities, formal education institutions, and representatives from civil society and faith-based organizations. This included the participation of representatives from 11 Buddhist, Christian, Islamic, and secular organizations.  

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