In its activities for promoting child rights, ACCD focuses on the following fields:
1 - Development
Comprehensive development of the child cognitively, emotionally, physically, recreationally and culturally, and caring for talents and creativity in arts, science and literature.
2 - Protection Child protection from violence, abuse, exploitation and mistreatment.
3 - Participation Child's participation in all relevant matters that affect his life, and the freedom of expression for his views.
4 - Integration The full integration and capacity development of children with disabilities and children in difficult circumstances, in education and all aspects of life.
1 - ACCD adopts humanitarian development policies that call for the culture of child rights and the development of the child status; without any discrimination of sex, religion, color, or economic, political or social conditions.
2 - ACCD's policy stems from basic principles and concepts that guarantee development, protection, participation and social integration to ensure the welfare of Arab children and provide a safe humanitarian educational environment through which future generations would absorb values of love, cooperation, work and living with, and accepting others.
3 - ACCD's policy tends to ensure an integrated perspective in its efforts and projects towards improving the performance of services provided for Arab children and their families, as well as all institutions concerned with the development of childhood quantitatively and qualitatively. This is achieved through partnership with media organizations, higher councils, national committees, NGOs and governmental bodies working in the field of childhood.
4 - ACCD shall, whenever possible, focus its work and projects on the poor neighborhoods, village, countryside, nomadic and rural children and their families, as well as children in difficult circumstances, in addition to urging the promotion of services provided to them.
5 - ACCD's policy depends on internal and external monitoring and evaluation, in order to achieve objectivity and transparency within and outside ACCD, which represents a fundamental pillar that governs ACCD's mobility and work in the framework of objectivity and democracy.
The Arab Council for Childhood and Development (ACCD) is an Arab non-governmental development organization that has a legal entity and operating in the field of childhood under the presidency of HRH Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Talal Bin Abdul Aziz. ACCD was founded in 1987 upon the initiative of the late HRH Prince Talal Bin Abdul Aziz...read more