Carol Bellamy Quotes

30 Carol Bellamy quotes:

"And UNICEF uses the Internet to spread ideas, exchange information, to raise awareness on rights and on how to better implement human rights."
"Children have in the past and continue to influence policy makers."
"In choosing global corporate partners UNICEF emphasises compatibility with our core values and looks to build alliances that advance our mission of ensuring the health, education, equality and protection for all the world's children."
"It's estimated that there may be two hundred and fifty million children in the world engaged in some form of exploitative child labour."
"UNICEF has repeatedly called on governments to ensure basic services for children and this includes providing food where the need exists."
"For example, UNICEF works with governments to change legislation such as in India where a law was passed raising the age of compulsory school completion to keep children in school and away from the workplace for longer."
"Instant telecommunication allows better and updated information, lessons learnt and problems encountered to be exchanged and debated, it alerts us more quickly to problems and brings to many households around the world visions and information which hopefully spur us to action."
"Thus the Convention is unequivocal in its call for children to be consulted, to have their opinions heard and to have their best interests considered when law and policies are being drafted."
"Young people can volunteer to work or raise funds for groups or organizations that work in this way with children in developing countries."
"[We are] prepared to do what it takes in any country that has not yet realized the value of educating its girls. These girls simply cannot afford to wait any longer,"
Author: Bellamy Quotes Category: Country Quotes
"I think he is an entertainer. I would prefer if he were a performer."
"New legislation has just been adopted by the International Labour Organization on the Worst Forms of Child Labor, such as bonded labour, prostitution and hazardous work."
"The real solution is to improve the incomes of the poor and provide their children with decent education."
"UNICEF's Voices of Youth has organized many Internet chats, like the one you participated in, among children and teachers around the world."
"We must ensure that while eliminating child labor in the export industry, we are also eliminating their labour from the informal sector, which is more invisible to public scrutiny - and thus leaves the children more open to abuse and exploitation."
"recognizes that economic sanctions are an instrument intended by the international community to promote peace and security ... but our concern is that whenever sanctions are imposed, they should be designed and implemented in such a way as to avoid a negative impact on children."
Author: Bellamy Quotes Category: Community Quotes
"And most importantly perhaps, children can learn about their rights, share their knowledge with the children of other nations, identify problems with them and establish how they might work together to address them."
"Boycots are something that may make the person who's boycotting feel better, but it doesn't necessarily make conditions any better for the child."
"Corporate partners help UNICEF fund our programmes for children, advocate with us on their behalf, or facilitate our work through logistical, technical, research or supply support."
"Here once again education is crucial, it enables children to be become more aware of their rights and to exercise them in a respectful manner which helps them shape their own future."

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