Global Action Month 2016 in SEA

The Global Action Month on Child Rights (GAM) was founded in 2014 by children and youth of the terre des hommes International Youth Network. On the occasion of the anniversary of the UN Child Rights Convention children and youth worldwide claim their rights in the action month of November.

For 2016, the topic for all regions is on the issue of Ecological Child Rights. Activities revolve around the theme, “Let’s talk future – for ecological child rights!”

In Southeast Asia, there were 19 activities.


  1. On19-20 November 2016, we will conduct annual reflection workshop and camping for our youth group (ECR and RWG) – 1 course
  2. On 17 and 26  November 2016, ECR group will conduct awareness raising on Ecological Child Rights and Environment to primary school children and community people – 4 courses
  3. On 08 and 16 November 2016, River Watch Group will conduct awareness raising on Climate Change to community – 4 courses


  1. Environmental Camp (19-21 November 2016) (SMN)


  1. ECR’s workshop and Campaign for GAM at Chiang Mai, Thailand on 16 November 2016 (Weaving Bond organization) and action for GAM activity.
  2. ECR’s workshop at Shan state, Myanmar on 27-28 November 2016 and campaign action for GAM activity.
  3. ECR’s workshop and Campaign for GAM at Mekong School, Chiang Mai, Thailand on 20 November 2016. The Campaign on Protecting Salaween River
  4. ECR workshop by the Association for Community and Ecology Development (ACED) in Chiang Rai, Thailand on24-26 November 2016 for children to protect the River in Northern Thailand


  1. Signature campaign for ECR during Futsal tournament of Tambayan (12 November 2016)
  2. Mindanao Children’s Festival (3 days) (19-21 November 2016): Tambayan, Gitib, Pasakk, Kadtuntaya


  1. Within the framework of OROL II, Dr. Tran Viet My has organized on 5 November an ECR Camp for 100 children (40 from Ho Ch Minh and 60 from Dong Nai province).  Children have shared and exchanged experiences on the theme of protecting the purity and Dong Nai River Saigon River.
  2. Binhloi: ECR education for 40 children about ECR on 19 Nov
  3. HCWC: 2 activities


5 CRC Day events of United ACT in the following areas:

  1. Myitkyina, Kachin State
  2. Mandalay, Mandalay division
  3. Nay Pyi Taw, (CRC day with National Children Forum)
  4. North Oakalar, Yangon
  5. Htauk Kyant, Yangon