Every third person on the planet today is a child. In some regions, almost 50% of the population is under 15 years of age. Therefore any serious company or government sustain ability agenda must include a strong child rights perspective. Our fourth international Global Child Forum at the Royal Palace in Stockholm focused on partnerships for children’s rights – today and for the future – as a way of advancing the children’s rights and sustainability agenda. This Forum Report provides highlights from the presentations, panels and ActionLab discussions.
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On Wednesday, April 11, the 10th Global Child Forum 2018 was held at the Stockholm Royal Palace. Over 300 participants from around the world gathered to discuss child rights issues. Participants represented global companies, financial institutions, civil society, the UN, academia and government.
To mark our 10-year anniversary, and to acknowledge the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, we asked young people and adult stakeholders what they see as the most critical issues for business to consider in the coming decade. To answer this question, we commissioned a global survey – scanning opinions from Stockholm to Sao Paolo – to listen and learn so that we can better guide companies along their journey to create a better world for children. So what are the top 10 children’s rights and business issues? Read on to find out!
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