Support the Ratification Process and Implementation of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflicts.
To ratify the Optional Protocol by the Government
To determine legal obligations that will arise from Ratification of the Optional Protocol.
To provide the tool s for Rendering national legislations more compatible with the provisions of the CRC in general and the Optional Protocol in particular.
To Publicize the rights and obligations under the Optional Protocol
To Raise the awareness of relevant stakeholders and Make the principles and provisions of the Protocol widely known and Promote them to adults and children alike.
To introduce and build the capacity of Governmental and non Governmental actors with respect to the Optional Protocol
To prevent future recruitment of children and create national resilience and protective frameworks and measures for children.
To educate children on the CRC, Optional Protocol to change their mindset with respect to conflicts and sustaining non-use of small arms.
Activity 1: Legislative Study
Activity 2: Integrated Advocacy Campaign for Ratification
Activity 3: Public Awareness Raising Campaign and Sensitization of the Media
Activity 4: Dissemination of the Text of Optional Protocol and the relevant Guide to the Optional Protocol
Activity 5:Training of educators on the Optional Protocol to change children mindset with respect to conflicts and sustaining non-use of small arms
Activity 6: Children Educational Sessions
Activity 7: Establishment of a National Network