World Children's Day 2022: History and SignificanceThe UN General Assembly enacted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child on November 20, 1959, making it a significant date. The UN General Assembly also adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child on this day in 1989.
Since 1990, the UN General Assembly has celebrated World Children's Day on the anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration and the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
World Children's Day offers each of us an inspirational entry point to advocate, promote and celebrate children's rights, translating into dialogues and actions that will build a better world for children.
World Children's Day 2022: ThemeThe theme of World Children's Day in 2022 is "Inclusion for every child" which acknowledges that every kid has the fundamental right to an education. It aspires to provide kids with the tools they need for a better future and a more equitable and welcoming society.