2018 Annual Report

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On November 20, 1989, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted the International Convention on the Rights of the Child. Unanimously! This was the first time in our history that states unanimously adopted a text on human rights. We all agree, we have a common goal: to achieve full rights for all children. On November […]

Consideration of Saudi Arabia (OPSC-OPAC) at the 79th session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child

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Saudi Arabia was the center of attention at the meeting of the Committee on the Rights of the Child on October 1st, 2018 at the Palais Wilson in Geneva. During the 79th session of the Committee, the 2331 and 2332 meetings were respectively devoted to the consideration of the optional protocol to the Convention on […]

Children’s Rights Committee: Niger and Benin

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From 24 to 28 September, the Children’s Rights Committee met at the Palais Wilson to ensure that children’s rights are being properly implemented and respected in Niger and Benin. These two West African countries, face problems of poverty and population explosion. Both countries gave a summary of their work in previous years, following which experts […]

“Whether you are a boy or a girl, you are never too young to lead ! ”

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.. was the key message of Sierra Leone’s Mellicentia’s speech at the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child in Geneva on Friday, 28th of September 2018.     Over 20 children (aged between 14 and 17) had the chance to lead us through the various conferences about the world’s problems and solutions […]

Humanium attends the 79th session of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

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“The desire for our children’s well-being has always been the most universally cherished aspiration of mankind. There is no task more important than building a world in which all of our children can grow up to realize their full potential, in health, peace and dignity.” Kofi Annan   This quotation from Kofi Annan marked the […]

2015: A Key Year

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Since Humanium was founded in Geneva on November 20, 2008—Universal Children’s Day—and subsequently developed in France and Germany, our network of three linked organizations has evolved tremendously and exponentially increased its impact on the lives of children throughout the world. On a global scale, Humanium took advantage of new technologies to make children’s rights accessible […]