#EUelections2019 - Children’s rights
Event date: 24/04/2019
The European Parliament works to ensure that its legislative and non-legislative work respects, promotes and safeguards the rights of the child and advances children’s lives both within the EU and in relation to the outside world.
The EU school fruit, vegetable and milk scheme lasts throughout the school year in the participating EU countries.
Aimed at promoting healthy eating habits among children, the EU school scheme includes the distribution of fruit, vegetables and milk products, as well as dedicated educational programmes to teach pupils about the importance of good nutrition and to explain how food is produced.
How to better protect children in armed conflicts: press point by Elena VALENCIANO MARTÍNEZ-OROZCO (S&D,ES), Chair of the Subcommittee on Human Rights, Leila ZERROUGUI, UN Secretary General’s Special Representative for Children Affected by Armed Conflict and Ms Yoka BRANDT, Deputy Executive Director, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)