Our Rights at CATS 2015, by young people from Bulgaria

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The is a recap of the lessons learnt from the team of the Safer Internet Center at CATS. They follow the conference’s rights-based approach to present their experiences through the rights they enjoyed during the CATS 2015 week.

CATS 2015: active participation of children and young people

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The third edition of CATS – Children as Actors for Transforming Society – is soon upon us. This year the Caux Palace is welcoming 315 participants, including 168 under-25s, for a programme more participatory than ever, full of space for sharing experiences of children’s participation and debating issues of children’s rights.

Child-sensitive accountability and the post-2015 agenda

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Last month a group of eight international organisations published an advocacy paper stressing the need for child-sensitive accountability of the post-2015 framework. Unicef, Plan International, WorldVision, Children International, Save the Children, SOS Children’s Villages, ChildFund and Child to Child joined forces to call on governments to involve children and young people in their accountability mechanisms and value their opinions on all matters which affect them.

Recovering from Ebola, children make radio programmes

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We are delighted to announce that our educational radio programme has been approved by the Sierra Leonean government last month and has now aired on radio channels in Kailahun.