The Day of the African Child (DAC) 2016 will be observed Under the theme “ Conflict and Crisis in Africa: Protecting all Children’s Rights” . In line with the ACERWC Continental Study on the impact of armed conflict on children is Africa, it is part of the efforts to elevate child protection agenda in conflict situation in Africa as well as a guarantee the protection and preservation of life and well-being of the African children. DAC 2016 is commemorated every year on 16 June. Like every year, the Committee provides recommendations to Member States on the Commemoration of the DAC. The Concept Note for this year edition sets out the situational context of conflict and crisis in Africa and the impact on children. It further highlights the challenges hindering the elimination of conflicts and crises in Africa, to finally recommend examples of best practice in the elimination of conflicts.
"The right of African Children must be protected in this High-Tech Century of new Human Exploitation...And it's a call to all of us...Because Africa is the Beginning and the End of Humanity..." Said Dr. Caroline N. Hoth
Since June 15th, 2001 Remember Africa & Children Relief Trust have been organizing a Fundraising Concert for the Children of Sierra Leone at DAG HAMMARSKJOLD AUDITORIUM, United Nations- NEW YORK, Africa, and around the World...
For further information, please contact Professor Aubrey Retemyer at : 1 (718) 421 5748 or Dr. Monroe Mann/Dr. Hoth at 914 939 2000.
(From Addis Tribune (Ethiopia) - AAGM)
The Day of the African Child (DAC) will be observed nextTuesday in remembrance of the SOWETO massacre of innocent children by the then racist apartheid regime of South Africa in June 1976. This year's theme for the DAC was " The Right to Registration at Birth".
" African children are the wealth and future of our Continent," an African Union press release said. "Governments should, therefore, invest in children and give them priority in all development policies. However, children remain the most vulnerable group in the many socio-economic...