The National Office against Racial Discrimination (Unar), the Unicef Office for Europe and Central Asia in Italy and the Italian Committee for Unicef have signed a three-year memorandum of understanding to promote an inclusive culture and society that overcomes prejudice, racism and discrimination, ensuring that the rights of children in Italy – in...
Called Empowering the Next Generation, the programme promoted by Unicef and the AVSI Foundation to guarantee opportunities for learning, inclusion, psychosocial well-being and protection to 600 Ukrainian children and adolescents in 5 Italian regions: Lombardy, Lazio, Piedmont, Veneto, Emilia-Romagna and Liguria.
Michela Vittoria Brambilla is the new president of the Parliamentary Commission for Childhood and Adolescence, which took office on 25 July.
The Commission – set up by Law 451/1997 and composed of twenty senators and twenty deputies appointed, respectively, by the President of the Senate of the Republic and the President of the Chamber of...
Artificial intelligence (AI) certainly opens up new horizons for education, but urgent action is needed to integrate these new technologies according to a determined and regulated human model, not left to chance and without guidelines.
This was emphasised by Unesco in the recent document Generative AI and the future of education, drafted by...
Hunger threatens over 122 million more people worldwide than in 2019, due to both the pandemic and a succession of climate disruptions and conflicts, including the war in Ukraine. According to the recent report The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2023, without a change of course, the Sustainable Development Goal focused on ending...
Two young people from the Youth Council of the Italian Ombudsperson for children (AGIA) also participated in the Enya 2023 Forum, which took place in Malta on 4 and 5 July.
The Forum – an event of the Enya project (European network of young advisors), supported by the European Network of Ombudspersons for children (and...
On 4 July, the inaugural meeting of the National Observatory on Childhood and Adolescence, reconstituted by decree of the Minister for the Family, Birth Rate and Equal Opportunities, Eugenia Maria Roccella, of 22 May 2023, was held in Rome.
The meeting was held at the Department for Family Policies headquarters.
During the first full session on 4...
As always, the youngest are the stars of #Giffoni53, an international film festival for children, the result of an idea by Claudio Gubitosi, which will take place in Giffoni Valle Piana, Salerno province, from 20 to 29 July. Ten days of previews, meetings, workshops and a number of other initiatives to be attended by prominent guests and...
On 26 and 27 June, the General Assembly organised by the European Commission to launch the EU Children's Participation Platform, a platform bringing together children and adolescents from all over Europe, took place in Brussels.
The event was attended by a delegation of four members of the Council of young people from the Italian...
On 13 June, the inaugural meeting of the new National Observatory on the Family, a technical-scientific support body for the formulation of national family policies set up at the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, was held.
The Minister for the Family, Birth Rates, and Equal Opportunities, Eugenia Roccella – who chaired the meeting – outlined the...
In our country, four out of ten children who take part in sport are victims of violence in the sporting context.
Children and young people suffer psychological violence (30%), physical violence (19%), neglect (15%) and sexual violence (14%).
These are some of the data of the Athlete Culture & Climate Survey, devised by the association ChangetheGame...
More than 6,500 young people between the ages of 12 and 18 took part in the public consultation The Future I'd Like, carried out by the Italian Ombudsperson for children (AGIA) Carla Garlatti together with Skuola.net.
The results – unveiled on 12 June in Rome – are collected in the publication of the same title, available in the "Publications...