Children are an integral part for the development of a nation. Each country should initiate rights to protect the kids and give them a better future. It is a prime responsibility! World’s Children’s Day was first established in 1954 as Universal Children’s Day. The day is celebrated on November 20 every year, to promote international togetherness, awareness among children and improving their welfare, globally. Besides November 20 is an important date. As we observe Universal Children’s Day 2019 on November 20, here are some key points you should know. Ahead of the worldwide day, know history, significance and celebration associated with this global event.
Universal Children’s Day: Date and History
Like we said, November 20 is an important date as it is on this day in 1959, when the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child. In addition, it is also the date in 1989 when the UN General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child, as noted by the United Nations Organisation. Since 1990, World Children’s Day marks the anniversary of the date that the UN General Assembly adopted both the Declaration and the Convention on children’s rights.
Universal Children’s Day: Significance and Celebration
According to the UN Organisation, Universal Children’s Day is celebrated to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide and also improving children’s welfare. The day is extremely significant as it offers us an inspirational entry-point to advocate, promote and celebrate Children’s rights and build a better future for them.
A wide range of events, like every year will take place worldwide in organisations as diverse as schools, charities, businesses and governments. Universal Children’s Day celebration is described as a fun day upholding a serious message by the UN to protect the rights of children across the world.