Global Child Forum and UNICEF commit to work together to urge business to support children’s rights

Author: Global Child Forum , Published on: 20 December 2017

Global Child Forum and UNICEF signed a Memorandum of Understanding today reinforcing the two organizations’ continued collaboration working to promote the rights and well-being of every child...Global Child Forum and UNICEF have been working to advance children’s rights in the corporate sector and are guided by the United Nations Convention on Rights of the Child (CRC) and the Children’s Rights and Business Principles – a set of 10 principles that guide business in how they can address children’s rights in their sphere of influence.

…Together, the two organizations are developing the Children’s Rights and Business Atlas – a free online risk assessment tool for business. Their next engagement will be around the upcoming Global Child Forum at the Stockholm Royal Palace on 11 April 2018 which will gather 400 influential international decision-makers from business, government, civil society and academia to address some of the most pressing issues around children’s rights and the corporate sustainability agenda.

 

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