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Links to international advocacy and rights-based organizations

Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates
Child Rights International Network (CRIN)
European Network of Ombudspersons for Children (ENOC)
UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund

Celebrating 25 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child!

On November 20, 2014, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the UN Committee on children’s rights spoke with children and teens from 14 different countries through Google+ Hangouts throughout the day.

This page has links to the Youtube videos:

Advocates in other provinces and territories

British Columbia
Representative for Children and Youth

Children’s Advocate

New Brunswick
Child and Youth Advocate

Newfoundland and Labrador
Child and Youth Advocate

Northwest Territories
currently has no child advocate

Nova Scotia
Office of the Ombudsman – Youth Services

Representative for Children and Youth

Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth

Prince Edward Island
currently has no child advocate

Commission for Human Rights and Youth Rights
(Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse)

Children’s Advocate Office

Yukon Territory
Yukon Child and Youth Advocate Office