05 December 2023

World Children’s Day 2023 – Kids Takeover the Assembly

World Children’s Day is UNICEF’s global day of action for children, by children, marking the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). Taking place every year on 20 November, World Children’s Day highlights critical issues affecting children’s lives and supports the engagement of children and young people as advocates for their…, Conclusions of the Parliament session 'Kids Takeover the Assembly', Children and young people took over the Parliament session opening discussion on three topics that they have identified themselves as a priority. The topics included quality of education, the situation with the mental health of children and young people and participation in decision making that affect children’s life.  Learn more about the…, Item 1: Information about state of affairs in the field of education, The Commission for education, science and sports represented by group of children - MPs presented the following Conclusions: We, children MPs think that financial support for education needs to be increased. This includes investment in infrastructure, teacher trainings, and provision of modern teaching aids. We, children MPs , think that the…, Item 2: Information about state of affairs regarding child and youth mental health, The Commission of Health represented by a group of children MPs presented the following Conclusions:  We, children MPs think that increased promotion and outreach with schools and parents is needed (campaigns,  programs etc. focusing on public awareness raising).  We, children MPs think that pedagogical professional development for teachers and…, Item 3: Information about state of affairs regarding youth participation in policy creation, The Commission for Political System and Relations between Communities represented by a group of children - MPs presented the following Conclusions: We, children MPs think that the Law on Youth Participation and Youth Policies should be amended to provide obligation for every educational institution to introduce high school students and 9th grade…, Photo gallery, World Children's Day 2023 - Kids Takeover the Assembly MK_WCD_KidsTakeover_Assembly_2023 UNICEF/North Macedonia/Georgiev/2023 World Children's Day 2023 - Kids Takeover the Assembly MK_WCD_KidsTakeover_Assembly_2023 UNICEF/North Macedonia/Georgiev/2023 World Children's Day 2023 - Kids Takeover the Assembly MK_WCD_KidsTakeover_Assembly_2023 UNICEF/…, Takeover of the role of UNICEF Representative, Social media highlights,        
12 December 2022

One team for children's rights

UNICEF and the Football Federation of Macedonia partnered around World Children’s Day to promote the importance of inclusion, non-discrimination and equality of children and young people in all aspects of life including sports and play. This year, World Children’s Day takes place the same day as the football World Cup kicks off which creates a…, Children are getting together with football players asking important questions, Conversations between children and football players around topics such as equal opportunities, education, mental health and healthy environment Display caption Hide Caption Display caption Hide Caption UNICEF/North Macedonia/2022 Display caption Hide Caption Display caption Show Original Caption, Children with a message for a more equal, inclusive society for every child at the international football friendlies in Skopje, At the friendly football matches between North Macedonia and Finland (17 November) and North Macedonia and Azerbaijan (20 November), children accompanying the players wore World Children’s Day t-shirts with a message for a more equal, inclusive society for every child. Children wearing blue t-shirts at the friendly football match between North…, Kids take over friendly football match to mark World Children's Day, To mark the World Children’s Day and promote children’s rights, UNICEF and the Football Federation of Macedonia organized “kids take over” friendly football match between children, professional players from the national representation, players from Special Olympics and officials., Follow us on social media,