United Nations NGO DPI
World Childhood Foundation is accredited United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI) as an Non-governmental Organization (NGO). Childhood's application was accepted in 2015 and must reapply every year to keep this prestigious status.
Childhood's works with the United Nations to:
- facilitate the exchange of research and publications with the UN and NGOs,
- educate the public and our projects about United Nations' initiatives and campaigns, contributing solutions where possible,
- collaborate with UN initiatives such as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) such as SDG 16.2,
- develop partnerships with civil society and UN funds, programs, and specialized agencies.
Currently, there are 1,300 NGOs around the world with this status.
In 2015, Childhood co-organized a High-Level meeting, during the United Nations General Assembly titled, "Children and the Sustainable Development Goals: Giving Every Child a Chance." The meeting was attended by world leaders from governments, UN, the private sector and academia.