Influencing International Organizations
Permanent Forum correspondents play a large, often unrecognized role in reinforcing social ties in their communities. That’s why the Permanent Forum helps enable them to make their voices heard as stakeholders in international public life.
By highlighting the barriers that children in extreme poverty are faced with, and outlining proposals for positive change, this resource document remains a valuable tool in the field of children’s rights and poverty.
Individuals and associations who work alongside deprived children and families pinpoint the fundamental changes that implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child must bring about for all children.
While international events were taking place at the Human Rights Plaza in Paris and at the United Nations in New York, local and national initiatives were mobilizing people around the world. Innovative and community-based, these initiatives reinforced the meaning and impact of the international events.