Universal Children's Day 20 November Universal Children's Day 20 November The International Day for Protection of Children is observed in many countries as Children's Day on 1 June since 1950. It was established by the Women's International Democratic Federation on its congress in Moscow (4 November 1949). Major global variants include a Universal Children's Holiday on 20 November, by United Nations recommendation.
Universal Children's Day 20 November Universal Children's Day 20 November Even though Children's Day is celebrated globally by most of the countries in the world (almost 50 countries) on 1 June, Universal Children's Day takes place annually on 20 November.
Universal Children's Day 20 November Universal Children's Day 20 November First proclaimed by the United Kingdom in 1954, it was established to encourage all countries to institute a day, firstly to promote mutual exchange and understanding among children and secondly to initiate action to benefit and promote the welfare of the world's children.
Universal Children's Day 20 November That is observed to promote the objectives outlined in the Charter and for the welfare of children. On 20 November 1959, the United Nations adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child. The United Nations adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child on 20 November 1989 and can be found on the Council of Europe website. Universal Children's Day 20 November
Universal Children's Day 20 November To celebrate Universal Children’s Day a wide range of events take place worldwide in organisations as diverse as schools, charities, businesses and governments. It is described as “A fun day with a serious message” by the UN when children get the opportunity to take over high profile roles in the media, politics and sports to raise awareness of challenges faced by children. Universal Children's Day 20 November