Universal Children’s Day
Roots of Empathy
Duration: 9.54 min
Roots of Empathy is an award winning, evidence-based classroom program that has shown dramatic effect in reducing levels of aggression among schoolchildren by raising social/emotional competence and increasing empathy. The program reaches elementary schoolchildren from Kindergarten to Grade 8. In Canada, the program is delivered in English and French and reaches rural, urban, and remote communities including Aboriginal communities. Roots of Empathy is also delivered in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States.
Duration: 15.00 min
Challenge Day's vision is that every child lives in a world where they feel safe, loved and celebrated. Since 1987, Challenge Day has inspired hundreds of thousands of youth and adults. We have led Challenge Days in 450 cities, 39 U.S. states, and 5 provinces of Canada, Japan, Germany, and Australia.
Severn Suzuki Rio Summit UN Address
Duration: 6.42 min
Born and raised in Vancouver, Severn Suzuki has been working on environmental and social justice issues since kindergarten. At age 9, she and some friends started the Environmental Children's Organization (ECO), a small group of children committed to learning and teaching other kids about environmental issues. They travelled to 1992's UN Earth Summit, where 12 year-old Severn gave this powerful speech that deeply affected (and silenced) some of the most prominent world leaders. The speech had such an impact that she has become a frequent invitee to many UN conferences.
From India with Love, Friends without Boarders
Duration: 5.15 min
This exciting short film shows how a simple idea grew quickly into an authentic children's movement. This effort has brought an enormous impact both in India and Pakistan, and serves as a model for "a new way to peace" throughout the world – utilizing the natural goodness of children.
Unitied Nations Cyber School Bus
United Nations Human Rights