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CHILDREN AGENTS POSITIVE CHANGE

Children as Agents of Positive Change

A Mapping of Children’s Initiatives Across Regions, Towards an Inclusive and Healthy World Free From Violence

6 May 2021
This publication provides an overview of children’s diverse roles in helping to prevent, address, and report violence, as well as of effective actions taken, including peer support. It offers insight into how children contribute to and are an active part of solutions to building back better and a...
WHEN THE MUSIC STOPS

When the Music Stops

The Impact of Terrorism on Malian Youth

27 Jan 2021
This report is part of a project jointly carried out by the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) and the International Centre for Counter–Terrorism – The Hague (ICCT). Through field research and primary data analysis it aims to advance knowledge and awareness...
FREEDOM FROM FEAR NO.16

Freedom from Fear, Issue No.16

The Day we Discovered our Fragility and our Strength

Series:
Freedom from Fear
14 Oct 2020
This issue of UNICRI’s Freedom From Fear (F3) magazine addresses the collateral effects of COVID-19 (coronavirus) impacting criminal justice, namely, the growing influence of organized crime and terrorism and the rise of violence against and exploitation of women and children. It is significant t...
A CHILD

A Child’s Right to Rights

17 Nov 2020
Written from the perspective of a child, this book explains in simple text many of the rights that are found in the United Nations’ Convention of the Rights of the Child: from the right to play, to learn, and to share thoughts freely to protection from harmful work, violence, and exploitation. Yo...
HIDDN SCARS: VIOL MNTAL HLTH CHLDR

Hidden Scars: How Violence Harms the Mental Health of Children

1 Jul 2021
More than 1 billion children – half of all children in the world – are exposed to violence every year, in many forms and places, online and off. Whether a target or a witness, a child's exposure to violence has a severe impact on mental health. Such experiences with violence are often traumatic, ...
PROTECT CHILD VIOLENCE IN COVID

Protecting Children from Violence in the Time of COVID-19

Disruptions in Prevention and Response Services

26 Aug 2020
Violence is an all-too-real part of life for children around the globe – regardless of their economic circumstances and sociocultural background – with both immediate and long-term consequences. Available data indicate that children’s experience of violence is widespread, taking different forms: ...
WORLDS OF INFLUENCE: UNDERSTAN (I)

Sfere di influenza

Un'analisi dei fattori che condizionano il benessere dei bambini nei paesi ricchi

Series:
Innocenti Report Card (Italian language)
8 Apr 2021
Negli ultimi 20 anni, la serie Innocenti Report Card ha aperto la via al confronto del benessere infantile nei paesi ricchi. La Report Card 16 sviluppa ulteriormente questo tema adottando un approccio multilivello per dimostrare che il benessere dei bambini è influenzato dalle loro azioni e relaz...
WORLDS OF INFLUENCE: UNDERSTAN (S)

Mundos de influencia

¿Cuáles son los determinantes del bienestar infantil en los países ricos?

Series:
Report card de Innocenti
8 Apr 2021
Desde hace 20 años, la serie Report Card de Innocenti ha tomado la iniciativa al comparar el bienestar infantil en los países ricos. El Report Card n.º 16 da continuidad a esta labor con un enfoque a diversos niveles que demuestra que en el bienestar infantil inciden las acciones y relaciones de ...
WORLDS OF INFLUENCE: UNDERSTAN (F)

Des mondes d’influence

Comprendre ce qui détermine le bien-être des enfants dans les pays riches

Series:
Bilan innocenti
6 Apr 2021
Depuis 20 ans, les Bilans Innocenti jouent un rôle moteur dans la comparaison du bien-être des enfants dans les pays riches. Le Bilan Innocenti 16 va plus loin en adoptant une approche pluridisciplinaire pour montrer que le bien-être des enfants est influencé par leurs propres actions et relation...
WORLDS OF INFLUENCE UNDERSTANDING

Worlds of Influence

Understanding What Shapes Child Well-being in Rich Countries

Series:
Innocenti Report Card
15 Apr 2021
For the last 20 years, the Innocenti Report Card series has led the way in comparing children’s well-being across rich countries. Report Card 16 develops this further through a multi-level approach to show that children’s well-being is influenced by children’s own actions and relationships, by th...
POPULAT VITAL STAT RPT V73

Population and Vital Statistics Report

Data Available as of 1 January 2021

Series:
Statistical papers - United Nations (Ser. A), Population and vital statistics report
17 Mar 2021
This issue of the Population and Vital Statistics Report presents data for countries or areas on population size (total, male, and female) from the latest available census, estimated total population size for 2018 or 2019 (the later available year), and the number and rate of vital events (live b...
GLOB EDUCAT MONITOR RPT 2020

Global Education Monitoring Report 2020

Inclusion and Education - All Means All

Series:
Global Education Monitoring Report
20 Nov 2020
This publication assesses progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4) on education and its ten targets, as well as other related education targets in the SDG agenda. It addresses inclusion in education, drawing attention to all those excluded from education, because of background or a...
FROM MY WINDOW

From My Window

Children at Home During COVID-19

15 Jun 2020
Written from the perspective of children who observe the world through their windows, this book for young readers looks at the lives of housebound children during the coronavirus pandemic. Inspired by true events and people from around the world, "From My Window" shows children that we all have t...
WORLD YOUTH REPORT 2030 AGENDA

World Youth Report

Youth Social Entrepreneurship and the 2030 Agenda

Series:
World Youth Report
12 Aug 2020
This report highlights how youth social entrepreneurship can support young people's employment and development while helping to accelerate the implementation of the SDGs. It presents social entrepreneurship and anchors it in the context of the 2030 Agenda. It examines how social entrepreneurship ...
VIOLE AGAINST CHILDREN ON THE MOVE

Violence Against Children on the Move

From a Continuum of Violence to a Continuum of Protection

21 Jun 2021
Every minute, 20 people – many of them children – are forced from their homes by violence, persecution or conflict. While children account for less than one third of the global population, they make up more than half of today’s refugees worldwide. This publication explores the multitude of ways i...
CHILD PARTICIP TACKLE VIOLENCE

When Children Take the Lead

10 Child Participation Approaches to Tackle Violence

21 Jun 2021
Milestones of the same decade, the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and the Internet together changed childhood forever, giving a new generation of children specific rights and an unprecedented opportunity to exercise them. At the same time, governments and organizatio...
STATE OF WORLDS CHILDREN 2019 (A)

The State of the World's Children 2019 (Arabic language)

Children, Food and Nutrition - Growing Well in a Changing World

7 Mar 2020
This report examines nutrition, providing a fresh perspective on a rapidly evolving challenge. Despite progress in the past two decades, around 200 million under-fives suffer from undernutrition. Adding to this toll is rising obesity, which affects 38 million children. All these forms of malnutri...
ESTADO MUNDIAL INFANCIA 2019

Estado mundial de la infancia 2019

Niños, alimentos y nutrición - Crecer bien en un mundo en transformación

Series:
Estado mundial de la infancia
17 Mar 2020
Por primera vez en 20 años, el Estado Mundial de la Infancia de UNICEF examina la cuestión de los niños, los alimentos y la nutrición, aportando una nueva perspectiva sobre un problema que evoluciona rápidamente. A pesar de los progresos realizados en las dos últimas décadas, una tercera parte de...
SITUATION DES ENFANTS 2019

La Situation des enfants dans le monde 2019

Enfants, nourriture et nutrition - Bien grandir dans un monde en mutation

Series:
Situation des enfants dans le monde
17 Mar 2020
Pour la première fois en 20 ans, le rapport La Situation des enfants dans le monde de l’UNICEF examine le problème des enfants, de la nourriture et de la nutrition, fournissant une perspective actuelle sur un problème en rapide mutation. Malgré les progrès accomplis au cours des deux dernières dé...
FREEDOM FROM FEAR NO.15

Freedom from Fear, Issue No.15

Planning Resiliency: Shaping the Future

Series:
Freedom from Fear
8 Jan 2020
This issue of F3 includes articles describing different areas where resilience should be built to address individual and collective challenges. They offer a variety of perspectives, illustrating the necessity of enhancing resilience in institutions, sectors and societies to achieve human rights f...
STATE OF WORLDS CHILDREN 2019

The State of the World's Children 2019

Children, Food and Nutrition - Growing Well in a Changing World

Series:
State of the World's Children
30 Dec 2019
This report examines nutrition, providing a fresh perspective on a rapidly evolving challenge. Despite progress in the past two decades, around 200 million under-fives suffer from undernutrition. Adding to this toll is rising obesity, which affects 38 million children. All these forms of malnutri...
CONVENTION RIGHT OF CHILD

The Convention on the Rights of the Child

Series:
United Nations Essential Documents Series
20 Nov 2019
Thirty years ago, world leaders made a historic commitment to the world’s children by adopting the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. This Convention, one of the core human rights instruments, has become the most widely ratified human rights treaty in history and has helped tra...
JUSTICE CHILDREN COUNTER-TERRORISM

Justice for Children in the Context of Counter-Terrorism

A Training Manual

19 Jul 2019
This Training Manual aims to provide justice practitioners with an accessible guide to dealing with issues relating to children alleged to have committed terrorism-related offences. It reviews some of the common challenges encountered at different stages of the justice process and offers guidance...
PREVENT CHILD RECRUIT & EXPLOITATI

Prevention of Child Recruitment and Exploitation by Terrorist and Violent Extremist Groups

The Role of the Justice System - A Training Manual

19 Jul 2019
The present Manual presents practical approaches and measures that can be put in place, particularly in the justice system and in collaboration with other sectors, to prevent child recruitment and exploitation by terrorist and violent extremist groups. Pursuing the common goal of preventing child...
KEEPING PROMISE ENDING VIOLENCE AG

Keeping the Promise

Ending Violence Against Children by 2030

6 Sep 2019
This report gathers expert analysis from a broad cross-section of stakeholders who are committed to bringing this unacceptable situation to an end. It draws out common findings and perspectives that demonstrate increasing cohesion in the action taken across regions to end violence against childre...
BRINGING STANDARDIZATION IN UNIVER

Bringing Standardization in University Curricula

Making the Case

3 May 2019
This paper advocates for integrating education about standardization into the curricula of educational establishments. It presents evidence of the relevance of standards for policymakers and business executives as well as professionals. It then reviews the efforts of UNECE since 2012 to date to i...
FRIEDA MAKES A DIFFERENCE (HB)

Frieda Makes A Difference (Hardcover)

The Sustainable Development Goals and How You Too Can Change the World

13 Aug 2019
Join Frieda as she learns how to make a difference in the world! This is the story about a young girl named Frieda who embarks on a wonderful adventure to bring about positive change in the world. One day, Ana from the United Nations visits Frieda’s school to teach her class about the Sustainabl...
FRIEDA MAKES A DIFFERENCE (S)

Frieda hace la diferencia

Los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible y cómo tú también puedes cambiar el mundo

13 Aug 2019
¡Únete a Frieda mientras aprende a hacer la diferencia en el mundo! Esta es la historia de una joven llamada Frieda que se embarca en una aventura maravillosa para lograr un cambio positivo en el mundo. Un día Ana, una funcionaria de las Naciones Unidas, visita la escuela de Frieda para enseñar a...