Children gather clap
© UNICEF/NYHQ2009-1926/Giacomo Pirozzi
In 2009 in Swaziland, children clap at a morning assembly at a UNICEF-supported child-friendly school in Mbabane.

The corporate responsibility to respect includes:

a. Not undermining government efforts to protect and fulfil children’s rights
Recognize that respect for the rule of law and the use of responsible business practices, including the payment of taxes to generate revenues, are essential for governments to meet their obligations to protect and fulfil children’s rights.

 

 



The corporate commitment to support includes:

b. Supporting government efforts to protect and fulfil children’s rights.

c. Considering undertaking strategic social investment programmes for children
Contribute to existing programmes or plan and implement social investment programmes in cooperation with governments, civil society and children. Health, education, recreation, child protection and raising awareness of children’s rights have been identified by children and child rights experts as priorities for children.


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