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African Union: DAC 2016 with children of Gambella

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16 June 2016 - The African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) in collaboration with the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and its partners commemorates the 16th Day of the African Child (DAC) on the theme “Conflict and crisis in Africa: Protecting all children’s Rights”.

Alongside UN agencies and international organizations, the Day is marked with various activities organized with children, and aims to shed light on the plight of children that are subjected to the consequences of conflicts including armed conflicts, and crises, as they are one of the most vulnerable groups of society.  DAC 2016 Pre-event gathered around 300 children and youth, who have participated in training sessions and introduction to the African Children’s Charter on 13 and 14 June, and preparation in drafting the Outcome Statement.

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