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Regional Children’s Action for Participation: Closing Conference

9 June 2012

On 8 June, the Regional Children’s Action for Participation (ReCAP) project had its closing conference and presented the results for the period December 2010-June 2012. This EU-funded project called for the promotion of children’s active participation in the South Caucasus, and was implemented by Save the Children.
During the project duration, children have implemented 80 projects on different issues related to children’s rights, including TV content, violations and legislative reforms. They also conducted research among other children and adults, and used them to decide on next steps.
From the children’s perspective the impact was illustrated by the 2500 children who participated in the events organised within the project framework. All participants worked hard to bring about change and protect their rights. The acting Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Onno Simons, stated that children’s welfare and protection was are important European values.

The project was co-funded by the US Agency for International Development, through Counterpart International’s grant project and Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company, supported the “Healthy Lifestyles and Environment” project element. The regional project was implemented in parallel in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia.

Regional Children’s Action for Participation: Closing Conference

On 8 June, the Regional Children’s Action for Participation (ReCAP) project had its closing conference and presented the results for the period December 2010-June 2012. This EU-funded project called for the promotion of children’s active participation in the South Caucasus, and was implemented by Save the Children. During the project duration, children have implemented 80 projects on different issues related to children’s rights, including TV content, violations and legislative reforms. They also conducted research among other children and adults, and used them to decide on next steps. From the children’s perspective the impact was illustrated by the 2500 children who participated in the events organised within the project framework. All participants worked hard to bring about change and protect their rights. The acting Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Onno Simons, stated that children’s welfare and protection was are important European values. The project was co-funded by the US Agency for International Development, through Counterpart International’s grant project and Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company, supported the “Healthy Lifestyles and Environment” project element. The regional project was implemented in parallel in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia.