UNICEF British Columbia Children’s Rights Youth Conference 2009,

held at Byrne Creek Secondary, Burnaby, British Columbia, celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Click Here

Students ages 10-17, worked together with UNICEF and DWD Media, to “Bring a Right to Life” in the Lights Camera Action Video Workshop. Article 24 supports a child’s right to clean water as seen in this You Tube clip.



UNICEF British Columbia
Global Classroom Programme
Children’s Rights Youth Conference 2009

Kelly Quinlan, Education Manager
Barinder Brar, Youth Conference Coordinator
(for teachers)
(for students)

Byrne Creek Secondary,
Burnaby, British Columbia
UNICEF Youth Conference Host School

Deirdre Moore, Coordinating Teacher

DWD Media, The WordLoveWorldLove Project
Bring A Right to Life – Lights Camera Action Video Workshop

Student Cast/Crew

Taylor Q. Director/Article 24 Team
Guneet B. Spokesperson
Nushi B.
Nicole C.
Christopher C.
Nathan C.
Matthew C.
Omar D.
Ehsan E.
Zaahid L.
Kallil M.
Jared N.
Dinesh S.
Jana S.
Ricky T.
Mark X.



DWD Media Crew

Donna Williams, Producer, Co-Director
Rolf Cutts, Producer, Co-Director, Camera
Elisa Schulz, Production Assistant, Boom Operator

Stephen Green, Editor
BKS Crew Productions

Special Thanks

DWD Media would like to acknowledge UNICEF BC’s Global Classroom Programme staff for the opportunity to participate in the Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of a Child. As filmmakers who utilize media as a tool for social activism in advocacy of children’s rights, we join UNICEF’s efforts to connect children in classrooms worldwide through the power of education.

We would also like to acknowledge the vision and generosity of Byrne Creek Secondary administration and educators, as hosts of the 2009 UNICEF British Columbia Children’s Rights Youth Conference. The Youth Conference is a great example of youth empowering youth in facilitating and inspiring a global learning environment. We are grateful to have had the opportunity to participate with the Lights Camera Action Workshop, utilizing media to create awareness of the significance of 20th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.


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