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Child and Youth Consultation | United Nations Day of General Discussion on Children’s Rights and Alternative Care

Welcome! The next United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child’s Day of Discussion is on Alternative Care.

This day is to better understand specific issues affecting children and how they relate to the Convention on the Rights of the Child, and therefore what is needed. 

Programme available now

The Day of General Discussion will be held virtually on the  16th and  17th of  September, 2021.

Access the full programme below

Thank you for submitting your views to the United Nations. We received over 1000 responses from diverse countries and contexts!

Findings from your views and experiences will be taken to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child for their Day of General Discussion on children's rights and alternative care. 

We'll also share the report here on Changemakers for Children, so keep an eye out for updates. 

First look | Read some of the submissions to the Day of General Discussion

Read three submissions made to the Day of General Discussion. Children's voices and opinions were captured throughout these reports, learn more about what they had to say below. 

More submissions will be made publicly available soon. 

Submissions to the Day of General Discussion are now closed.

About the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child is the most complete statement of children’s rights ever produced. Learn more about why it is so important below.

Sign Language | Convention on the Rights of the Child