Faith and Children’s Rights: A Multi-religious Study on the Convention on the Rights of the Child

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Arigatou International presented a preview of Faith and Children’s Rights: A Multi-religious Study on the Convention on the Rights of the Child in a special session on children held during the Kofi Annan Faith Briefing at the UN High Level Political Forum in New York on July 15, 2019. Hosted by UNICEF and Arigatou International, this two-hour session featured speakers including the Executive Director of UNICEF, the President of Arigatou International, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children, the Permanent Representative of Jordan to the UN and the Permanent Representative of Slovakia to the UN. Leaders of diverse religions, international organizations and key partners for the CRC Study, the JLI-FAC and KAICIID, participated in two panel discussions on the key findings of the Study which focused on: shared values between the world’s major religions and the Convention on the Rights of the Child; and good practices and evidence on actions taken by religious leaders to safeguard children’s rights.

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