In observance of World Children’s Day on November 20, 2019 the Agency hosted a stakeholder meeting entitled ‘Situation of Jamaica’s Children 30 Years after Convention on the Rights of the Child’. The event was aimed towards meeting stakeholders across various industries to look at Jamaica’s development and future plans in developing and safeguarding the nation’s children. Industries represented included foundations, government ministries, NGOs and Churches.
On November 20, 2019 the United Nations adopted the Convention of the Rights of the Child.
2019 marks the 30th anniversary of UNCRC and 28 years since Jamaica ratified the Convention.