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World Children’s Day

World Children’s Day

World Children’s Day was first established in 1954 as Universal Children's Day and is celebrated on 20th November every year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children's welfare.

Key Points:

  • November 20th is an important date wherein the year 1959 when the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child. 
  • It is also the date in 1989 when the UN General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
  • Since the year 1990, World Children's Day also marks the anniversary of the date that the UN General Assembly adopted both the Declaration and the Convention on children's rights.
  • World Children's Day offers everyone an inspirational entry-point to promote, advocate and celebrate children's rights. By translating into dialogues and actions it will build a better world for children.

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