has focused on Children’s Rights as the
chore component of our program to strengthen
children’s roles in the civil society of
our camp as we believe strongly in the possibility
of change coming from within our community.
Through the opportunities available in this
program our children explore what rights
are available to them and what rights they
need to advocate for.
started with workshops on Children’s Rights
for children aged between 14 to 18 Years
old, Following these workshops the youth
formed a Council of Ambassadors by electing
an ambassador for each Right. Each ambassador
had a committee of children and youth to
monitor and write reports about each right,
as well as, preparing a strategy to advance
their rights in the camp.
and youth were trained in skills necessary
to complete their investigation and monitor
how Children’s Rights are applied within
the camp. The children and youth were
trained in the use of media equipment to
record their investigations and findings-
camera, video cameras, recorders..
of a Conference organized and attended by
youth is an important element of this project.
This conference will be prepared by the youth themselves and will include
Guest speakers with experience working in
children’s rights and youth issues.
Working groups made up of youth representatives
will have opportunities to develop recommendations
to strengthen the rights of children and
youth in our camp. Such recommendations
will be made available to NGOs to strengthen
their work in this important area in the
life of our community
the children Sweden