Each year three outstanding Child Rights activists are nominated for The World’s Children’s Prize. Their stories, and the stories of children they fight for, are shared with children in schools worldwide. The students also learn about and discuss child rights and democracy. Find all the answers to your questions about The World’s Children’s Prize here
Vision & Mission
Our vision is a world where the rights of the child are universally respected and where each child in every new generation is educated and empowered as changemakers, demanding respect for equality, the rights of the child and democracy. Learn more.
Our leadership has the necessary skills, expertise and passion for change that is vital to implementing our programs and fulfilling our vision and mission. Learn more.
The World’s Children’s Prize Program (WCP)
Through the WCP program, children all over the world learn about equality, rights and democracy. Learn more
The World's Children's Prize laureates are individuals or organisations that – over a long period and in difficult circumstances – have done outstanding work for children. Learn more
Three global legends are among those who have got behind the WCP as patrons: the late Nelson Mandela, Malala Yousafzai and Xanana Gusmão. Learn more
Widespread supportTens of thousands of volunteers and over 100 organisations help to implement the WCP program every year, includingteachers social enterprises and departments of education. 69,000 schools in 115 countries have signed up for the WCP as Global Friend-schools.
We’re behind the World’s Children’s Prize
The WCP program is run by the Swedish non-profit World’s Children’s Prize Foundation (WCPF), with funding from different bodies including the Swedish Postcode Lottery, Sida (the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency), H.M. Queen Silvia’s Care About the Children Foundation, the Survé Family Foundation, Giving Wings, Futura Foundations and eWork. Learn more