The Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Kinder- und Jugendhilfe (AGJ) is an alliance of German child and youth welfare organisations and institutions which works at the Federal level. AGJ is the legal entity of the National Coalition for the implementation of the Convention of the Rights of The Child in Germany.
BJR is the standing conference of Youth leagues Youth organisations and Youth initiatives in Bavaria. With 103 district and regional Youth councils BJR is represented across Bavaria. More than two third of all Bavarian children and adolescents utilise and design the offerings and facilities of Youth work organisations. The main aim of the BJR is to represent the interests of young people in Bavaria by developing Youth work policies that meet the needs and promote Youth work in its widest sense.
Founded in 2012 by young people and young adults, the German Association for Youth Protection is committed to a free and fulfilling life for children, young people and future generations. It aims at addressing evidenced societal problems (drugs, alcohol discrimination animal-based diet) by working both politically (law reforms, lobbying), operationally (reconnaissance campaigns protests, petitions) as well as promoting.
German Children’s Fund aims to improve the situation of children in Germany. Their main areas of work include child poverty child participation, refugee children, right to leisure and play, media competency and children’s rights in schools. The basis of their work is the UNCRC and they have a new unit for the implementation of the Council of Europe Strategy for the Rights of the Child in Germany (focusing on child-friendly justice child participation, equal opportunities/ refugee children children’s rights in the digital environment).
Kindermitte is an association for social entrepreneurs in the field of early education based in Hamburg founded in 2012. Kindermitte has more than 30 members in Germany. The umbrella organization has a great network in the area of early childhood development. The current president of the organization is Peter Schmied-Kowarzik, managing director is Dr. Sarah Stueber.
The National Coalition Germany is network focusing on the implementation of the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child. It reports regularly to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child and other international bodies. In the intervals between country examinations it conducts researches in Germany and advocacy activities geared towards decision-makers in the field of children’s rights in Germany.