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WCP program

You decide when you want to start working with the WCP program, as long as everyone has sufficient time and opportunity to learn and be empowered by the program during the program cycle. Below is a description of the program content, step by step.

If you are not already a Global Friend-school, start by registering as one. It is free of charge!

1. The rights of the child in your country

Study the rights of the child and whether these rights are respected where you live and throughout the country. Is there anything you’d like to change? What obligations are attached to the rights? | (p. 12–13 in The Globe and the fact sheet on your country.


Be inspired by girls and boys who are fighting for equal rights for girls. Follow their discussions and study how they create change where they live, and become role models for children around the world. | p. 91-107 in The Globe

3. The rights of the child in the world

Study facts and statistics about the situation for children in different countries, and experience other children’s reality through the jury children, the Child Rights Ambassadors and children fighting for gender equality. | p. 6-15, p. 91-107 in The Globe

4: Global Goals for Sustainable Development

Study the Global Goals, which world leaders have agreed to achieve by 2030 to reduce extreme poverty, fight injustice and stop climate change. Disucss how the goals are connected to Child Rights. | p. 90-92 in The Globe

5. Child Rights Heroes & change makers

Meet the Child Rights Heroes who are candidates for the World’s Children’s Prize for the Rights of the Child. Their ideas and work for a better world provide inspiration and engage children on the subject of rights and the Global Goals. p. 28–89 of The Globe

6: Democracy & election campaign

Study the history of democracy and fundamental democratic principles. Find out how election campaigns work and compare democratic development in different countries. Find out what is required to conduct a democratic election. | p. 9, 24-28 in The Globe

7. The Global Vote

Children organize their own Global Vote day featuring ballot boxes, election officiators, and election observers, and vote for their favorite from among the Child Rights Heroes. | p. 24-28 in The Globe

8: Round the Globe Run for a Better World

The conclusion of the Round the Globe Run for a Better World is held annually. Children present their demands for change, form a human chain, and walk or run 3 km for a better local community, country, and world. | p. 90-97 in The Globe

9. No Litter Day

Children around the world celebrate No Litter Day and demonstrate that they belong to the No Litter Generation by collecting litter and sharing knowledge about the environment and climate change. | p. 96-105 in The Globe


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