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Early Childhood Resource Pack – UNICEF

This Early Childhood Resource Pack is designed to help programme planners and managers understand the basic elements of the best start in life for children and how to most effectively work together to achieve those goals.  It combines advocacy arguments

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UN: Sustainable Development Goals – Information and guidance for volunteer organizations

This document is part of the products of the UNV post-2015 project, which supported the positioning of  volunteerism  in  the  post-2015  process.  Through  the  project,  UNV  enhanced  the  UN  system-wide efforts to shape the new development agenda beyond 2015 while

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African Union Commission: African Gender Scorecard

The African Heads of States and governments proclaimed, 2015 as the Year of Women’s empowerment and development towards Africa’s Agenda 2063. It is to support the year that the African Union Commission (AUC) decided to develop the African Gender Scorecard.

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UNDP Youth Strategy 2014-2017: Empowered Youth, Sustainable Future

Worldwide, youth face myriad challenges in terms of access to equal opportunities to jobs and having a voice in decisions which affect their lives.In response to the worldwide phenomenon of young men and women calling for meaningful civic, economic, social

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UNESCO Operational Strategy on Youth 2014-2021

Around the world, young women and men are driving change and claiming respect for fundamental freedoms and rights; improved conditions for them and their communities; opportunities to learn, work and participate in decisions that affect them. At the same time,

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Education for sustainable development – UNESCO Green Citizens Project

As the lead UN agency for Education for Sustainable Development, UNESCO has developed, within the framework of the COP21 the UNESCO GREEN CITIZENS, a project consisting of a multimedia platform and a travelling exhibition which aim to highlight the remarkable

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UNICEF Report: The State of the World’s Children 2016 – A fair chance for every child

Every child has the right to health, education and protection, and every society has a stake in expanding children’s opportunities in life. Yet, around the world, millions of children are denied a fair chance for no reason other than the

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« COMPASITO », manual on human rights education for children – Council of Europe

Since the adoption of the Convention of the Rights of the Child, a fundamental change in paradigm has taken place in working with children, and this is the right for children to be consulted and to be heard on decisions

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« COMPASS », a manual on human rights education with young people – Council of Europe

Human rights cannot be defended by legal texts only. They need to be protected and taken care of by everyone, young people included. This manual provides young people with opportunities to understand and speak human rights. It also provides youth

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The Cotonou Agreement: A user’s guide for non-state actors

The role and place of non-state actors in the implementation of the Cotonou Agreement is clear.  What is not clear; however, are the modalities and conditions to ensure their full and effective participation. The guide provides a comprehensive coverage of

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