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World Day of Prayer and Action for Children 2023

Venue: Mani Bhavan, Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial, Nehru Centre, Worli, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in Mumbai INDIA
Date: 17th & 18th November 2023

World Day of Prayer and Action for Children 2023

Caring for Our Children is Caring for Our Planet

India is privileged to be the host country for WDPAC 2023
17th & 18th November, Mumbai, INDIA

WDPAC 2023 is commemorated annually to mark the Universal Children’s Day, marking the anniversary of the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) by the UN General Assembly on this same date in 1989. At the core of the commemoration is raising the status of children’s rights, the empowerment of children and promoting their full participation in matters concerning their wellbeing.
The overall aim is to inspire action by reaffirming the collective commitment of diverse organizations working for children everywhere and to recognize their meaningful role in advocating for greater investments in children’s wellbeing.
The creative India edition of WDPAC 2023:
•Children-led Interfaith prayers & Reflection at Mahatma Gandhi’s Memorial in Mumbai – Mani
Bhavan. As part of the public ceremony, ‘A call for a ‘Peaceful World for our Children’ was
dedicated to the global community from institutions & individuals convened by WDPAC 23 India edition
•India Round Table: bringing together 100 dedicated organizations working for the well-being of
children @ the Nehru Centre, Worli
•Children’s Huddle@ Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan
•Presenting of the Wear my Shoes Global Awards 2023 to impactful children-led initiatives

A call for a ‘Peaceful World for our Children’: World-Day-of-Prayer-and-Action-for-Children-2023-A-call-for-a-‘Peaceful-World-for-our-Children’-Updated-on-27-November-2023-FINAL.pdf

Letter to the leaders of the world from Children: Call-for-help-to-WORLD-LEADERS-on-behalf-of-children-of-THE-WORLD’-The-letter-from-our-children-to-the-Heads-of-State.pdf

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WDPAC 2023 India edition highlights:

Children-led Interfaith Prayers and Reflection at Mani Bhavan

Voice of Master.Chinmayan, Child Representative from India @ Children’s Huddle

Voice of Ms.Muskan, Child Representative from India @ Children’s Huddle:

Sharing of the talk ‘The 21st century potential we can harness globally in ‘Ending violence against children’ By Dr. Najat Malla M’jid Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on ‘Violence Against Children’@ WDPAC 23 India Round Table, 17th November Mumbai, INDIA