House of Commons
EDM #1860
Tabled 19 November 2018
2017-19 Session
That this House recognises that 20 November 2018 marks 29 years since the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted by the UN General Assembly; notes that the Convention became legally binding in 1990 and came into force in the UK in 1992; further notes that the Convention seeks Government and adults to work together to make sure that all children can enjoy their rights; further recognises that 54 articles make up the Charter of Rights known as the United Nations Children's Rights Charter covering the civil, political, economic, social, health and cultural rights to which all children everywhere are entitled; notes that the rights include the right to eat healthy food, go to school, to speak your own language, to have a name and belong to a country; recognises the contribution of Unicef's Rights Respecting Schools Award in putting children's rights at the heart of schools in developing pupils' acceptance of difference, diversity and values; congratulates Beavers Community Primary School in Cranford for being awarded the UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools Gold Banner Award after years of preparation and hard work; further congratulates the school on being the first school in Hounslow borough to achieve this; appreciates that they have demonstrated their commitment to embedding children's rights throughout the school in all its policies, practice and ethos; and pays tribute to all the staff, teachers and pupils for all their efforts to achieve the Gold Standard.

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