Campaigns and actions that belong to more than one of GMC’s imperatives.

Campaigns and actions that belong to more than one of the 10 GMC’s imperatives.

World Youth Conference 2010

Together with the United Nations System, Mexico invites every nation to celebrate the World Youth Conference 2010, as an opportunity for discussion and reflection regarding the role youth plays in achieving development, with special emphasis on the Millennium Development Goals (MDG).The conference is an initiative of the Mexican government and includes participation from various countries.  The conference has full support from the United Nations System, as well as other multilateral organizations.  It will be held in the city of Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico from the 23rd to the 27th of August, 2010.The WYC 2010 will have three spaces for participation, all of them linked with each othe...

IV World Congress on Child and Adolescent Rights

The primary objective of the IV World Congress on Child and Adolescent Rights is to provide an academic, scientific and professional forum for the multidisciplinary and intersectoral exchange of ideas, knowledge and experiences regarding the human rights of children and adolescents.  At the same time, it provides an international space of encounter for the active and effective participation of adolescent delegates from around the world. Central  ThemeThe best interest of children and adolescents:  Well‐being and development in the new world economic order. Thematic  Areas The program will be structured around six general thematic areas: poverty, education, heal...

At the Table

At the Table is a Canadian and global civil society campaign, mobilizing citizens to “take their place” at G8 and G20 summits. It is a call to leaders to “take their place” in forging bold decisions on the issues people care about — poverty, climate change, and economic justice.The G8 and G20 are coming to Canada this June to make decisions affecting the future of life on our planet. These twenty powerful leaders need to hear what needs to be done to create a world that is fair and sustainable for all of us.With 2010 now here, it is clear that promises made previously by G8 leaders will not be kept on time. The campaign demands more commitment towards Millennium Development Goals. ...

'Say YES for Children' campaign

Launched in 2001, campaign asked millions of people throughout the world to pledge their support for the Rallying Call for the Global Movement for Children (GMC). The campaign sought to rally people behind 10 principles (imperatives) that seek to improve and protect the lives of children. They are: 1.    Leave No Child Out2.    Put Children First3.    Care for Every Child4.    Fight HIV/AIDS5.    Stop Harming & Exploiting Children6.    Listen to Children7.    Educate Every Child8.    Protect Children from War9.    Protect the Earth for Children10. ...

Lessons for Life

  Lessons for life was the GMC’s one of the most successful campaign. It was launched on the occasion of World AIDS Day (December 1) 2004 and continued in 2005 and 2006. Lesson for Life was a global effort to educate children about HIV/AIDS prevention and to spur them, their communities, and governments to accelerate action on behalf of children and young people affected by HIV/AIDS. In honour of World AIDS Day, children around the world drew on the GMC's internet-based resources to plan community-based discussions, plays, dramas, and writing that were designed to stimulate learning about HIV/AIDS and to explore ways to act on behalf of affected children. Lesson for Life's objectives inc...
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