EXAMPLES- Making Children’s Rights Known

The CFC Secretariat has gathered a number of examples making children’s rights known at both local and national levels of government, and from low-, middle- and high-income nations.

Each example includes the following documents:

    • A worksheet describing the project (accessed from the CFC Database)
    • Other documents, such as publications, guides, reports and strategies, developed by the project (when available)
    • A project review prepared by the CFC Secretariat, based upon in-depth documentation of the project and developed on the basis of a standard research protocol (when available)
    • Tools developed by the project (when available)


CAMINA – Citta’ Amiche Infanzia e Adolescenza (Child and Youth Friendly Cities)

 

ITALY

Full details

TOOLS:
website (www.camina.it) in Italian language


Campaign for Listening to Young People in the UK

UK

Full details


Child-Friendly Movement (CFM)

PHILIPPINES

Full details

DOCUMENT 1: Child 21, A Legacy to the Filipino Children of the 21st Century, Philippines National Strategic Framework for Plan Development for Children, 2000-2025

PROJECT REVIEW: Child-Friendly Movement


Christchurch City Council Youth Strategy

NEW ZEALAND

Full details

PROJECT REVIEW: Christchurch City Council Initiatives, New Zealand

TOOLS:
Children’s and Youth Advocacy Team (see http://www.ccc.govt.nz/ChildrensStrategy/ChildrensAdvocacy/)


Città sostenibili delle Bambine e dei Bambini (Sustanaible Cities for Girls and Boys)

ITALY

Full details

TOOLS:
Website (http://www.cittasostenibili.minori.it/) in Italian language Le bambine e i bambini trasformano le città [exhibition]


Großstadt für Kinder, Essen (Essen, City for Children)

GERMANY

Full details

TOOLS:
Website (www.jugend.essen.de) in German language In 2001, the Action Committee of ‘Essen-City for Children initiated: ‘Children are the rhythm of this world’, a public appeal and collection for contributions for the benefit of children in Essen (see project review)


Ciudades Amigas de la Infancia (Child Friendly Cities)

SPAIN

Full details

DOCUMENT 1: Red local a favor de los derechos de la infancia y la adolescencia

DOCUMENT 2: Guía de Buenas Prácticas sobre Planes y Consejos de Infancia en el Ámbito Municipal Español

DOCUMENT 3: Jornadas: “La cooperación descentralizada: El municipio come espacio de encuentro”. San Fernando de Henares (Madrid), 28 y 29 de octubre de 2003


Global Movement for Children

GLOBAL

Full details


Growing Up in Cities

GLOBAL

Full details

DOCUMENT 1: Creating better cities with children and youth. A manual for participation

PROJECT REVIEW: Growing Up in Cities Programme

PROJECT REVIEW: Growing up in Tilburg, Netherlands

TOOLS:
Youth Press Agency (see project review Growing up in Tilburg)


Mayors as Defender of Children

Full details


New Zealand’s Agenda for Children. Making life better for children

NEW ZEALAND

Full details

TOOLS:
Children’s and Youth Advocacy Team (see http://www.ccc.govt.nz/ChildrensStrategy/ChildrensAdvocacy/)


Programa Prefeito Amigo da Criança (Child Friendly Mayor Programme)

BRAZIL

Full details

PROJECT REVIEW: Programa Prefeito Amigo da Criança (Child riendly Mayor Programme), Brazil

TOOLS:
Website http://www.fundabrinq.org.br/ in Portuguese language. The programme has a special web site which contains, among others, 6,000 experiences of social policies in Brazil. Annually, Prefeito Amigo da Criança Seals are given to the 20 best experiences of administration and public policies in the participating municipalities.


Sindaci Difensori dell’Infanzia

ITALY

Full details


The National Children’s Strategy

IRELAND

Full details

TOOLS:
Website http://www.nco.ie/


The Society for Children of Youth of British Columbia (SCY)

CANADA

Full details

DOCUMENT 1: Making your community more child and youth friendly. Getting started


UNICEF Certificate: approved municipality

BRAZIL

Full details

PROJECT REVIEW: The UNICEF-Municipal Seal of Approval, Ceará, Brazil

TOOLS:
Compact discs to guide the community radio stations in the development of programmes regarding local projects;
Kits to help communities dramatize their contributions to earning the Municipal Seal of Approval, including puppets, text and plot for theatrical presentation, especially for children;
Scoreboards of municipal indicators: a billboard in each municipality showed the changes in social indicators appraised for the Municipal Seal. These scoreboards use the colours red/green of a traffic light to show if there is progress or not. (see project review)