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Celebrating 25 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child – Child Participation Event

This year, 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is celebrated. Tomorrow, UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (the Committee) will dedicate a day to speak with children from 14 different countries by using Google+ Hangout tomorrow. Children will speak about subjects they find important with the members of the Committee through Google + and Facebook. The event will start at 11:00 o’clock.

Turkish children formed by the Child Advisory Group, which International Children’s Center and ÖZGE-DER jointly works, will participate to the third session which starts at 17:00 o’clock on 24 September 2014. The event is also supported by UNICEF Turkey.  

Kirsten Sandberg (Norway), President of the Committee, and Benyam Mezmur (Ethiopia), Vice-President of the Committee will participate to the third session. There will be children from Belgium, Gambia, Tanzania as well.

We invite you all to children sessions for celebration of 25th anniversary of CRC.

The sessions will be live on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter (#CRC25).  A story page for the event will be prepared. A video consist of short clips of the event will be shown at the Child Rights Special Session on 20 November 2014 in New York.

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