2012 Events

World Day 2012

Afghanistan

World Day Observation in Afghanistan | Friday, 16 November 2012

World Day observation in Afghanistan with nation-wide involvement of religious leaders

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Angola

World Day Observance in Angola | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Angola with a focus on birth registration and positive parenting

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Anguilla

World Day Observance | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

In Anguilla, church services focused on preventing violence against children.

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Argentina

World Day Observation in Argentina | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observation in Argentina

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Bangladesh

World Day commemoration in Bangladesh | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Save the Children in Bangladesh partnered with Bangladeshi group Breaking the Silence (BTS), which works to combat sexual abuse of children, to celebrate the Day of Prayer and Action for Children (DPAC) and Universal Children’s Day on November 20.

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Barbados

World Day Observance in Barbados | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Barbados

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Various activities ongoing in the Eastern Caribbean | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Various activities ongoing in the Eastern Caribbean under the coordination of the UNICEF Barbados Country Office

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Belgium

European DPAC celebration | Monday, 19 November 2012

The GNRC Europe together with Religions for Peace Europe is organizing a DPAC celebration in Brussels, in the European Parliament of the European Union.

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Belize

World Day Observance in Belize | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Belize

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Bosnia and Herzegovina

All Together to stop violence against children, Bosnia and Herzegovina | Sunday, 18 November 2012

All Together to stop violence against children

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Brazil

Dia de Oração e Ação pela Criança Florianópolis | Monday, 19 November 2012

Atividade programada para celebrar o dia de Oração e Ação pela Criança

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UNICEF aiming to establish long-term relationship, Brazil | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Longer term partnership envisaged with pastoral leaders and religious groups around birth registration, positive parenting and prevention of violence against children and adolescents

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Dia de Oração e Ação pela Criança em Belo Horizonte/MG | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Eventos marcados para celebrar o dia de Oração e Ação pela Criança na cidade de Belo Horizonte

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Dia de Oração e Ação pela Criança em Porto Alegre/RS | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

O evento em Porto Alegre irá reunir diversas entidade e tradições religiosas, com foco nas brincadeiras

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Dia de Oração e Ação pela Criança em Goiania/GO | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Missa de Celebração pelo Dia de Oração e ação pela Criança e atividades com as crianças

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Dia de Oração e Ação pela Criança em Belém/PA | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

O evento começa com Culto Ecumênico e após atividades de brinquedos e brincadeiras e orientações diversas.

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Observance of World Day in Brazil | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Longer term partnership envisaged with a number of religious groups on the issues of birth registration, positive parenting, prevention of family separation and violence against children and adolescents.

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Dia de Oração e Ação pela Criança | Saturday, 24 November 2012

Rua da Cidadania do Terminal do Carmo – Regional Boqueirão

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Dia de Oração e Ação pela Criança em Brasília | Saturday, 24 November 2012

O evento acontecerá no Cantinho do Girassol, na cidade de Ceilândia – Distrito Federal.

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Dia de Oração e Ação pela Criança em São Paulo | Sunday, 25 November 2012

Evento em São Paulo, capital, no dia 25 de novembro.

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Cambodia

World Day Observation in Cambodia | Monday, 17 December 2012

World Day Observation in Cambodia: addressing violence against children

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Chile

World Day Observance in Chile | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

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Colombia

Observance of World Day in Colombia | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Engagement with religious communities on addressing domestic violence as well promoting birth registration and positive parenting

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Costa Rica

World Day Observance in Costa Rica | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Costa Rica

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Cuba

World Day Observation in Cuba | Wednesday, 30 November -0001

World Day Observation in Cuba

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Dominica

World Day Observance in Dominica | Sunday, 18 November 2012

World Day Observance in Dominica: Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Week

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Dominican Republic

World Day Observance in Dominican Republic | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Dominican Republic

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Ecuador

World Day Observance in Ecuador | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

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El Salvador

World Day Observance in El Salvador | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in El Salvador

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Globos para la Paz | Friday, 30 November 2012

Entidades religiosas, comunidades de fe, organizaciones no gubernamentales y la municipalidad local, estarán organizando un significativo encuentro para celebrar DPAC. Las celebraciones incluyen momentos de oración interreligiosa y talleres con niños.

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Guatemala

World Day Observance in Guatemala | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Guatemala

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India

Prevention of Child Marriage in Jammu & Kashmir, India | Wednesday, 30 November -0001

•Interfaith Prayers with & for Children across the country •Observance of the National Children’s Day on November 14th by holding Children’s Parliament •Interfaith Workshops on prevention of Child Marriage •School centered campaign on Child Protect

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Prevention of Child Marriage in Jharkhand, India | Wednesday, 30 November -0001

•Interfaith Prayers with & for Children across the country •Observance of the National Children’s Day on November 14th by holding Children’s Parliament •Interfaith Workshops on prevention of Child Marriage •School centered campaign on Child Protect

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Prevention of Child Marriage in Karnataka, India | Wednesday, 30 November -0001

•Interfaith Prayers with & for Children across the country •Observance of the National Children’s Day on November 14th by holding Children’s Parliament •Interfaith Workshops on prevention of Child Marriage •School centered campaign on Child Protect

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Prevention of Child Marriage in Kerala, India | Wednesday, 30 November -0001

•Interfaith Prayers with & for Children across the country •Observance of the National Children’s Day on November 14th by holding Children’s Parliament •Interfaith Workshops on prevention of Child Marriage •School centered campaign on Child Protect

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Prevention of Child Marriage in Maharashtra, India | Wednesday, 30 November -0001

•Interfaith Prayers with & for Children across the country •Observance of the National Children’s Day on November 14th by holding Children’s Parliament •Interfaith Workshops on prevention of Child Marriage •School centered campaign on Child Protect

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Prevention of Child Marriage in New Delhi, India | Wednesday, 30 November -0001

•Interfaith Prayers with & for Children across the country •Observance of the National Children’s Day on November 14th by holding Children’s Parliament •Interfaith Workshops on prevention of Child Marriage •School centered campaign on Child Protect

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Prevention of Child Marriage in Orissa, India | Wednesday, 30 November -0001

•Interfaith Prayers with & for Children across the country •Observance of the National Children’s Day on November 14th by holding Children’s Parliament •Interfaith Workshops on prevention of Child Marriage •School centered campaign on Child Protect

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Prevention of Child Marriage in Tamil Nadu, India | Wednesday, 30 November -0001

•Interfaith Prayers with & for Children across the country •Observance of the National Children’s Day on November 14th by holding Children’s Parliament •Interfaith Workshops on prevention of Child Marriage •School centered campaign on Child Protect

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Prevention of Child Marriage in Uttar Pradesh, India | Wednesday, 30 November -0001

•Interfaith Prayers with & for Children across the country •Observance of the National Children’s Day on November 14th by holding Children’s Parliament •Interfaith Workshops on prevention of Child Marriage •School centered campaign on Child Protect

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World Day 2012 Observance: Kolkata, India | Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Workshop on Drama

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Prevention of Child Marriage in Andhra Pradesh, India | Wednesday, 14 November 2012

•Interfaith Prayers with & for Children across the country •Observance of the National Children’s Day on November 14th by holding Children’s Parliament •Interfaith Workshops on prevention of Child Marriage •School centered campaign on Child Protect

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World Day 2012 Observance: 24 Parganas, India | Friday, 16 November 2012

Workshop on rhymes

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Day of Prayer and Action for Children 2012 in INDIA  | Saturday, 17 November 2012

Day of Prayer and Action for Children 2012 in India is celebrated by the Gandhian Organization Shanti Ashram, Coimbatore, India, from 14-November-2012 to 21-November-2012.

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World Day 2012 Observance: West Midnapore, India | Saturday, 17 November 2012

Seminar on Child Rights

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Prevention of Child marriage by empowering boys, girls, families and religious communities | Saturday, 17 November 2012

Interfaith Prayers with & for Children across the country Observance of the National Children’s Day on November 14th by holding Children’s Parliament Interfaith Workshops and School centered campaign on prevention of Child Marriage

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World Day 2012 Observance: Hooghly, India | Sunday, 18 November 2012

Seminar on Child Rights

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World Day 2012 Observance: National Intergration- Hooghly, India | Sunday, 18 November 2012

Residential Workshop on National Integration for Children

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Prevention of Child Marriage in Gujarat, India | Sunday, 18 November 2012

•Interfaith Prayers with & for Children across the country •Observance of the National Children’s Day on November 14th by holding Children’s Parliament •Interfaith Workshops on prevention of Child Marriage •School centered campaign on Child Protect

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World Day 2012 Observance: Nadia, India | Monday, 19 November 2012

Workshop on Baul ( folk form of Bengal)

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World Day 2012 Observance: Murshidabad, India | Monday, 19 November 2012

Workshop on Mime

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World Day 2012 Observance: Cooch Behar, India | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Workshop on Recitation

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An Awareness Camp to Stop Child Labor in Lucknow Uttar Pradesh India  | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

NGO working for less privileged.

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Iran (Islamic Republic of)

DPAC activities in Iran implemented witin UNICEF support in coordination with the National Body on the Convention on the Rights of the Child | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

In Iran, in coordination with the National Body on the Convention on the Rights of the Child (comprised by 16+ government and non-governmental organizations), DPAC activities focused on prevention of violence against children.

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Israel

World Day 2012 Observance: “Alamaria” school, Lod, Israel | Sunday, 18 November 2012

This year we are going to have an activity with children 12-13 years old. The activities will be mainly about the right to equality and we are going to discuss about the situations of the children in Israel and in the world.

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Jamaica

World Day Observance in Jamaica | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Jamaica

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Jordan

World Day Observance in Jordan | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

On this day, the lower primary department at Rosary School / shmeisani held a special celebration. The children performed a play about violence and the types of violence.

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World Day Celebration at Ecumenical Studies Center- Jordan | Saturday, 24 November 2012

World Day celebration at Ecumenical Studies Center in Amman.

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Kenya

Community Sensitization Program 2012: Kwale, Kenya | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Eradicate Violence Against Children and Stop Early Marriage- Educational workshop and mobilization campaign to educate and sensitize the community against violence against children. Program at Waa Primary School

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Giving Hope to Vulnerable Children: Baringo, Kenya | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

• Prayers for children • Spiritual reflection from the Christian and Muslim perspective • Experience sharing by children in the Home • Entertainment activities • Giving out of food donations and other materials

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We Care Club visit to the Naivahsa, Mai Mahiu Camp for the Internally Displaced Persons: Rift Valley, Kenya | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

-Football tournament and games -Letter writing -Tree Planting

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Positive Parenting, Baringo Kenya | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

- Awareness creation on the rights of the child - Development of prayers promoting respect for the child and principles of positive discipline - Designing and printing prayer cards on respect for the child and positive discipline

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Stop Violence Against Children Today! Nyeri, Kenya | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

1. Ajabu will conduct sensitization training to parents (they’ll talk to 50 men and 50 women separately), in order to push for the prevention of domestic violence and violence against children in particular. 2. They’ll use performing arts, and in partic

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Break the Silence: Religious leaders make a commitment to Stop Violence against Children: Kisumu County, Kenya | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

1. Presentation on the concept of violence against children and related policy action in Kenya 2.Religious reflection and perspectives by Muslim and Christian religious leaders 3.Performances by school children and invited theater groups.

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Inter-faith networks and religious leaders in Isiolo and Machakos towns will participate in mobilization activities  | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Inter-faith networks and religious leaders in Isiolo and Machakos towns will participate in mobilization activities

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Sensitize against Forced Marriages and Female Genital Mutilation: Kwale, Kenya | Thursday, 22 November 2012

1.Brief presentation on the concept of violence against children and related policy action in Kenya 2.Religious reflection and perspectives by Muslim and Christian representatives 3.Beach cleaning activity 4.Issuing of calculators and school bags to d

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Liberia

World Day Observance in Liberia | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance: bringing together partners to shed light on all hidden forms of abuse and exploitation against children

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Malawi

World Day Observance in Malawi | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Malawi as part of ongoing capacity building and awareness raising programs for religious communities

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UNICEF and the Malawi Association of Inter-faith AIDS Association working on DPAC in collaboration | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

UNICEF and the Malawi Association of Inter-faith AIDS Association collaborating to realize a variety of DPAC-related activities

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Mauritania

World Day Observation in Mauritania | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observation in Mauritania

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Mexico

World Day Observance in Mexico | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Mexico

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Montserrat

Church services on ending violence against children | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Churches to recognize the theme of Ending Violence Against Children in their sermons in November

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Mozambique

World Day Observance in Mozambique | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Mozambique: TV debate about the role of the Religious Council of Mozambique in protecting and promoting Child Rights at central and district levels

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Namibia

World Day Observation in Namibia | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observation in Namibia

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Nepal

DPAC Observance in Nepal | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

In Nepal DPAC activities included a talk programme organized by Hindu, Buddhist, Christian, Bahai and Islam centers on child marriage and November 20 inter-faith prayers involving religious leaders of many faiths and interaction with national media.

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Nicaragua

World Day Observance in Nicaragua | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Nicaragua

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Nigeria

Observance of World Day 2012 | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Observance of World Day: UNICEF partnering with the Abuja Women of Faith against violence against children

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Panama

World Day Observance in Panama | Sunday, 25 November 2012

World Day Observance in Panama - concentrating on a Violence Free Adolescence

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Portugal

Stop Violence Against Children: Aveiro, Portugal | Wednesday, 30 November -0001

DPAC will be celebrated from North until south and Portuguese islands ( Açores and Madeira). On each Region, Facilitators will gather a group of children and reflect and discuss with them about the Violence Children Face in their Country and community

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Stop Violence Against Children: Coimbra, Portugal | Wednesday, 30 November -0001

DPAC will be celebrated from North until south and Portuguese islands ( Açores and Madeira). On each Region, Facilitators will gather a group of children and reflect and discuss with them about the Violence Children Face in their Country and community

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Stop Violence Against Children: Santarém, Portugal | Wednesday, 30 November -0001

DPAC will be celebrated from North until south and Portuguese islands ( Açores and Madeira). On each Region, Facilitators will gather a group of children and reflect and discuss with them about the Violence Children Face in their Country and community

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Stop Violence Against Children: Lisboa, Portugal | Wednesday, 30 November -0001

DPAC will be celebrated from North until south and Portuguese islands ( Açores and Madeira). On each Region, Facilitators will gather a group of children and reflect and discuss with them about the Violence Children Face in their Country and community

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Stop Violence Against Children: Setúbal, Portugal | Wednesday, 30 November -0001

DPAC will be celebrated from North until south and Portuguese islands ( Açores and Madeira). On each Region, Facilitators will gather a group of children and reflect and discuss with them about the Violence Children Face in their Country and community

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Stop Violence Against Children: Madeira, Portugal | Wednesday, 30 November -0001

DPAC will be celebrated from North until south and Portuguese islands ( Açores and Madeira). On each Region, Facilitators will gather a group of children and reflect and discuss with them about the Violence Children Face in their Country and community

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Stop Violence Against Children: Açores, Portugal | Wednesday, 30 November -0001

DPAC will be celebrated from North until south and Portuguese islands ( Açores and Madeira). On each Region, Facilitators will gather a group of children and reflect and discuss with them about the Violence Children Face in their Country and community

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Stop Violence Against Children: Braga, Portugal | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

DPAC will be celebrated from North until south and Portuguese islands ( Açores and Madeira). On each Region, Facilitators will gather a group of children and reflect and discuss with them about the Violence Children Face in their Country and community

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Stop Violence Against Children: Porto, Portugal 2012 | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

DPAC will be celebrated from North until south and Portuguese islands ( Açores and Madeira). On each Region, Facilitators will gather a group of children and reflect and discuss with them about the Violence Children Face in their Country and community

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Romania

World Day Observance in Bucharest, Romania | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

"Romania celebrates DPAC in 4 cities"

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Saint Kitts and Nevis

World Day Observance in St. Kitts and Nevis | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in St. Kitts and Nevis - island-wide church services

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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

World Day Observance in St. Vincent and the Grenadines | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

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Senegal

World Day Observance in Senegal | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Senegal: a focus on FGM/C

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Sierra Leone

UNICEF partnering with various stakeholders for the protection and well-being of children | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

UNICEF partnering with various stakeholders for the protection and well-being of children

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Somalia

DPAC activities realized in Mogadishu despite difficult circumstances | Sunday, 18 November 2012

Within the framework of the Child Protection Working Group, several activities took place in Mogadishu with UNICEF support.

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Day of Prayer and Action for Children in Somaliland | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

The celebration took place all regions of Somaliland Mainly Maroodijeex(former Waqooyi Galbeed), Borama and Berbera

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South Africa

World Day Observance in South Africa | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in South Africa

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South Sudan

World Day Observance in South Sudan | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in South Sudan

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Spain

DPAC celebration in Spain | Sunday, 25 November 2012

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Sri Lanka

World Day of Spirituality and Action for Children, Sri Lanka | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

In Sri Lanka, the local partner Sarvodaya under the local title 'World Day of Spirituality and Action for Children' will bring together over 200 religious leaders will engage in an interfaith consultation on preventing child abuse on the 20th Nov, 2012.

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Engaging the religious community in prevention of child abuse | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

With UNICEF support, a DPAC event will be held at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute where over 200 religious leaders from all over Sri Lanka will gather for a special inter-religious conference related to the prevention of child abuse.

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Swaziland

World Day Observance in Swaziland | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Swaziland

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Tanzania

World Day Observance in Tanzania | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Tanzania

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Week long activities mark the DPAC 2012 in Tanzania | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

A variety of activities took place in Tanzania to mark the 2012 DPAC.

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Timor-Leste

World Day Observance in Timor-Leste  | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Timor-Leste with a focus on violence against children and birth registration

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Trinidad and Tobago

World Day Observance in Trinidad and Tobago | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Trinidad and Tobago - capacity building workshops for evangelical leaders on child abuse prevention and management

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Uganda

World Day Observance in Uganda | Monday, 17 September 2012

World Day Observance in Uganda focussing on "Zero Violence in Schools"

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A Day of Prayer for Children Affected with Nodding Syndrome in Pader, Uganda | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Activities: a) Communal prayers together with families and children affected by the disease b) Visiting the affected children in hospitals c) Issuing of basic foodstuff including cereals, pulses, powder milk, and other nutritional foods.

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A day of Prayer for children affected with Nodding Syndrome in Uganda. | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

a)Communal prayers together with families and children affected by the disease b)Visiting the affected children in hospitals c)Issuing of basic foodstuff including cereals, pulses, powder milk, and other nutritional foods

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United States

Positive Parenting with Covenant House NY | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Reflection and Dialogue with Mothers at Covenant House New York. The World Day Secretariat will host an evening session featuring reflections and activities on the joys and challenges of motherhood at Covenant House in New York.

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Reaching Around the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

The junior high students at Our Lady Queen of Peace School are coordinating the celebration of World Day of Prayer and Action for Children for our school community on Nov. 20th. They are learning to become active partners in the global community.

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Virgin Islands (British)

World Day Observance in British Virgin Islands | Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in British Virgin Islands - radio stations and church services supporting the prevention of violence against children

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