2017 Activities

world day 2017

37

Events planned in

29

Countries

Argentina

Promoting the Rights of Children and Adolescents

Saturday, 09 December 2017

Multiple workshops for children will be held.

Armenia

World Day of Prayer and Action in Armenia

Monday, 20 November 2017

An event was held to present the key findings of the “Young Voices” survey conducted in Armenia between April-May 2017.

Bhutan

World Day of Prayer and Action in Bhutan: Preventing Violence Against Children

Saturday, 18 November 2017

Educational activities was carried out over the course of a week at Rangjung Central School.

Bosnia and Herzegovina

World Day of Prayer and Action in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Thursday, 12 January 2017

A prayer session and a series of workshops will be held for students, teachers, religious leaders, and local officials.

Burundi

World Day of Prayer and Action in Burundi

Sunday, 26 November 2017

A workshop on the topic of sexual abuse will be held for local live-in nannies.

Colombia

World Day of Prayer and Action in Colombia

Saturday, 25 November 2017

A series of workshops and other events honoring children's rights was held on 25 November.

Comoros

World Day of Prayer and Action in Comoros: Child Protection

Monday, 20 November 2017

An educational training for local judges, politicians, teachers, and parents was held.

Democratic Republic of Congo

Cultivating Spirituality and Eliminating Violence in Children's Education

Monday, 20 November 2017

The day focused on cultivating children's spirituality and eliminating violence in children's education.

Dominican Republic

Interfaith Breakfast

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

An interfaith breakfast and prayer session was held.

Ecuador

World Day of Prayer and Action in Ecuador: Interreligious Forum

Thursday, 16 November 2017

An interreligious forum was held.

World Day of Prayer and Action in Ecuador: Music Festival

Friday, 08 December 2017

An artistic musical festival will be held.

Ethiopia

World Day of Prayer and Action in Ethiopia: Prayer Service

Monday, 27 November 2017

An interfaith prayer service was held.

Georgia

World Day of Prayer and Action in Georgia

Monday, 20 November 2017

Children raised awareness about child’s rights by making posters.

Guatemala

World Day of Prayer and Action in Guatemala

Saturday, 18 November 2017

Various media outlets, religious leaders, members of the local community, and politicians attended a prayer service and a presentation of artistic activities.

India

World Day of Prayer and Action in India: India Cares 2017

Saturday, 11 November 2017

An oration was held to discuss violence against children in the community and help create space for reflecting, followed by child-led activities.

World Day of Prayer and Action in India: Week for Holistic Welfare

Monday, 20 November 2017

There will be a week of health-focused programs for children and adults.

Kenya

World Day of Prayer and Action in Kenya

Saturday, 25 November 2017

A day of prayer and workshops took place in a Children's Home.

Lebanon

World Day of Prayer and Action in Lebanon

Wednesday, 01 November 2017

A series of home visits to impoverished families took place in order to disseminate important information.

Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of

World Day of Prayer and Action in Macedonia

Monday, 20 November 2017

A round table was held to discuss preventing violence against children.

Mexico

World Day of Prayer and Action in Mexico

Monday, 20 November 2017

Religious leaders from different faiths gathered for an interfaith prayer session and other activities.

Moldova, Republic of

World Day of Prayer and Action in Moldova

Monday, 20 November 2017

Round tables, workshops, and recreational events were held to combat violence against children.

Nepal

Workshop on Protecting Children from Violent Extremism, Gang Violence and Organized Crime

Monday, 20 November 2017

A workshop was held on the subject of preventing violent extremism, gang violence, and organized crime.

Nicaragua

Prayer Campaign to Stop Violence Against Children

Monday, 20 November 2017

An interfaith prayer campaign for children took place in over 50 communities in Nicaragua.

Pakistan

World Day of Prayer and Action in Pakistan: Violent Extremism

Monday, 20 November 2017

A workshop on the subject of protecting children from violent extremism was held.

World Day of Prayer and Action in Pakistan: Child Protection

Monday, 20 November 2017

A workshop for children on the subject of "Child Protection Issues" was held.

Panama

World Day of Prayer and Action in Panama

Monday, 20 November 2017

A series of activities will raise awareness for various children's rights issues.

World Day of Prayer and Action in Panama: Televised Mass

Sunday, 26 November 2017

A televised mass was given on the subject of Violence against Children. 300 children and adolescents attended.

World Day of Prayer and Action in Panama: Prayer Session

Sunday, 03 December 2017

Sacred texts will be read with children in a Bahá'í Temple.

Romania

World Day of Prayer and Action in Romania: Student Workshops

Thursday, 12 January 2017

Workshops were held for middle school and high school students on the subject of violence in the classroom

World Day of Prayer and Action in Romania: Counselor & Teacher Workshops

Monday, 20 November 2017

Workshops for school counselors and teachers were held on the subject of healthy living and efficient learning

World Day of Prayer and Action in Romania: Counselor & Teacher Workshops

Monday, 20 November 2017

Workshops were held for school counselors and teachers on the subject of effective communication and conflict resolution

Serbia

World Day of Prayer and Action in Serbia

Monday, 20 November 2017

A street action performance was performed to raise awareness of violence against children.

Tanzania

World Day of Prayer and Action in Tanzania: Commemoration

Monday, 20 November 2017

About 100 children gathered for a day of commemoration and other activities.

Uganda

World Day of Prayer and Action in Uganda: Stop Child Abuse

Monday, 13 November 2017

A workshop for children was held on preventing and coping with sexual abuse.

World Day of Prayer and Action in Uganda

Monday, 20 November 2017

Youth Leaders for Restoration and Development (YOLRED) held a workshop at a local primary school about making and using sanitary pads.

United States

Radio Interview with the Director of Arigatou International New York

Sunday, 19 November 2017

Rebeca Rios-Kohn, the Director of Arigatou International New York Office- Prayer and Action for Children, gave a radio interview about the World Day of Prayer and Action.

Uruguay

World Day of Prayer and Action in Uruguay

Monday, 20 November 2017

A prayer session for children was held.