The **working document** “_Child Rights in the Global Compacts: Recommendations for protecting, promoting and implementing the human rights of children on the move in the proposed Global Compacts_” lays out goals, targets and indicators through which **key commitments to child rights** outlined in the New York Declaration can be transformed in actions for both Global Compacts.
Climate Change fuelling spike in exploitative child labour, says new TDH report
Climate change is pushing children in the Global South into ever more dangerous forms of child labour and exploitation, a new report by Terre des Hommes has warned.
The report reveals how climate change and environmental degradation in Nepal, India, Burkina Faso, Peru and Nicaragua is forcing children to swap either safer work or not working at all for extremely hazardous employment conditions, such as in mineral mines or brick kilns.
An Open Letter to UN Secretary-General António Guterres
As organizations working to protect the rights of children in armed conflict, we are dismayed by your reported decision to “freeze” any new additions of parties to conflict that commit grave violations of children’s rights to the annexes to your 2017 annual report to the United Nations Security Council on children and armed conflict. We urge you to reconsider, and issue an updated list with your report, including all perpetrators responsible for patterns of grave violations against children in 2016.
As yet more Palestinian children were detained by Israeli forces in East Jerusalem in April, the need for a high quality education system for the Palestinian side of the city is obvious.
East Jerusalem houses around 300,000 Palestinians, 39 percent of whom are children. A third of Palestinian homes lack Israeli-issued building permits – placing 90,000 residents at risk of displacement.
Inequality is entrenched in society
On February 8, the UN General Assembly held an informal meeting marking the 20th Anniversary of Resolution 51/77 (1997) on the promotion and protection of the rights of children. This resolution established the mandate of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict (SRSG-CAAC). In his opening remarks, President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, called the resolution “a landmark development in our global efforts to improve the protection of children in conflict situations.” A high-level panel discussion was moderated by SRSG-CAAC Ms.
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The Iraqi delegation of “Terre des hommes” is seeking to contract a consultant to evaluate the project «Integrated emergency assistance to improve living conditions of IDPs and vulnerable conflict-affected persons in Iraq » implemented since July 2016 in partnership with USAID/OFDA.
II. PROJECT’S BASIC INFORMATION
Integrated emergency assistance to improve living conditions of IDPs and vulnerable conflict-affected persons in Iraq
Start Date: 1st of July 2016 - End date: 30th of September 2017)
Terms of Reference
Consultant for Review of Migration Processes in Ukraine
Name of the position: Chief Finance & Administrative Manager
Starting Date: 21st August 2017
Ending Date: 31st December 2017
Reports to: Admin and Finance Coordinator
Number of subordinate employees: Directs:1 Functional manager of admin manager of base for accounting
We are looking for our delegation in Kenya for a
Country Representative Kenya
Position Start Date: end of August 2017
Length: 1 year renewable
Terre des hommes does not set closing dates for this position; recruitment is on-going until the position is filled.
Position Start Date: September 2017
Location: Budapest - Hungary preferred
Terre des hommes does not set closing dates for this position; recruitment is on-going until the position is filled
General conditions: Local full-time contract – <> 1.500 – 1.700 EUR net /month to be paid in the local currency according to skills and experience. No expatriate benefits. Right to work in an EU country required.