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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 - and we want to hear from children and young people like you, with experience of alternative care. 

Contribute your views and experiences via the below survey, and help make alternative care better for children around the world. 

About the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child’s Day of General Discussion

The United Nations Day of General Discussion on Children in Alternative Care   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. Learn more below.

What is 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

Facilitator's guide

Learn more about how  adult professionals can support children to complete this questionnaire in the following guide. 

Ready to take your views on alternative care to the United Nations? Take the survey now!

This questionnaire is to gather children and young people’s views and ideas on their rights, and their experiences of alternative care. The findings will be shred with  the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child for their Day of General Discussion, taking place in September 2021.

Want to do more? Make a submission.

In addition to the survey, children are welcome to send submissions directly to the Committee on the Rights of the Child. Click the button below to learn more.