GEOTECHNOLOGY: A TOOL FOR INNOVATION

4 de May de 2016

#### Nicaragua’s experience with child and youth participation Thanks to the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the international treaty most widely ratified at the global level, children from Nicaragua and any other part of the world have the right to the right to express their views and be listened to (Article 12); to receive and impart information (Article ...

The State of the World’s Children 2015: Executive Summary

20 de November de 2014

### Reimagine the Future: Innovation for every child To mark the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, this edition of The State of the World’s Children calls for brave and fresh thinking to address age-old problems that still affect the world’s most disadvantaged children. The report is inspired by the work of innovators around the ...

A call for the enhanced engagement of children in the digital rights discourse

13 de October de 2014

This year, we celebrate the 25th anniversaries of two very different, but equally significant, events: the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by the United Nations General Assembly2 and the invention of the World Wide Web by Sir Tim Berners-Lee. The Convention made an extraordinary promise to children by setting out their civil, political, economic, social, ...

Children’s Rights in the Digital Age

13 de October de 2014

A growing body of evidence from across the world is also telling us that no matter where they are from, more and more children are relying on digital tools, platforms and services to learn, engage, participate, play, innovate, work or socialise. There are already countless examples of how – when harnessed appropriately – digital tools can help promote human development, ...

The State of the World´s Children 2014 in numbers

30 de January de 2014

#### Revealing disparities, advancing children’s rights EVERY Thirty years have passed since The State of the World’s Children began to publish tables of standardized global and national statistics aimed at providing a detailed picture of children’s circumstances. Much has changed in the decades since the first indicators of child well-being were presented. But the basic idea has not: Credible data ...

Social Innovation for Birth Registration

22 de January de 2014

Birth registration is a fundamental right of a child. In 2012 UNICEF Nicaragua launched an international crowd-sourcing contest to seek innovative ideas to increase the demand among indigenous families to register their children. In June 2013, UNICEF Nicaragua in partnership with the local mayor’s office prototyped one of the winning ideas: the introduction of photography in birth registration in Puerto ...