Action for Children and Youth Aotearoa (Incorporated) seeks to promote respect for children and youth and their rights. Our constitutional purpose is to prepare and present the civil society report on how well Aotearoa NZ is implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).Periodic reviews take place every five years and we have just participated in our 5th session with the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.
Note: The main sectors, activities and beneficiaries are bolded.
Acts as an umbrella / resource body
Sponsors / undertakes research, Provides advice / information / advocacy, Sponsors research
Other (please state)
(UN Convention on Rights of the Child Acceptance), Education / training / research, Health, Community development, Social services, International activities, People with disabilities
Children / young people
Other charities, People with disabilities, People of a certain ethnic / racial origin, General public, Family / whanau, Migrants / refugees
ACYA is a coalition of NGOs, families and individuals. We are run by a volunteer Steering Committee which is elected at our AGM. The Steering Committee is comprised of individuals with a mix of expertise in health, youth justice, education, disability and social services. The members are well known in their respective sector groups and collectively, can draw on a diverse range of experiences from through out Aotearoa New Zealand.
Annual Returns are due within 6 months of a charity’s balance date (financial year-end), or a longer period if an extension has been granted.
Here is a list of all the details changed by the charity, for example adding or removing officers, amending rules, changing balance dates or updating address details.