YOUTH ADVOCACY - UNICEF Ireland wants to ensure young people in Ireland have the knowledge to become involved, the platforms to be heard and the support to take action and influence their world. Below are just some of the actions our youth advocates have taken since 2014, to create change in the world.
Young people campaigned to ensure education is prioritised in humanitarian aid funding and as part of the response to the refugee and migrant crisis.
Young people delivered a report to the Committee for the Rights of the Child .
Youth activism tools developed, to work on the Sustainable Development Goals.
The second half of the year focused on ensuring young people knew how to take action on implementing the new Sustainable Development Goals, launched in September.
Involved young people in the Post 2015 process of determining the next development agenda.