Build a Society that Acknowledges Children’s Rights
We work to enhance children’s rights through education and public campaigns, and build a society that acknowledges children as active agents of their own rights.
UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UN CRC)
Support implementation of the UN CRC to uphold child’s rights and increase presence of the NCRC in the international community
Support preparing for a periodic report on the implementation of the UN CRC
Operate a Task Force to monitor effective deliberation of the UN CRC
Create networks with partners at home and abroad
UN CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted unanimously in November 1989. It is an international human rights treaty that stipulates children’s rights under the four core principles of non-discrimination, devotion to the best interests of the child, the right to life, survival and development, and respect for the views of the child.
This human rights treaty has been ratified by the greatest number of nations (196) in the UN’s history. The Republic of Korea joined the treaty in 1991.
Child-centered Policies and Programs
Prioritize opinions of children in formulating policies and programs
Operate a policy advisory committee consists of children
Hold the Children’s General Assembly of the Republic of Korea
Promote children’s participation in both online and offline settings to reflect their voices in policies and programs
Children’s Right to Play
Raise public awareness on the rights of child to play and support regional communities to create a safe environment for children to play
Support the operation of the Play Innovation Committee
Support regional communities to promote the right to play
Write an action plan for innovative play and conduct a research on policy development