Over 200 clubs across the world have volunteered to tweet a video of missing children on International Missing Children’s Day – May 25, in the hopes a child will be recognized and can be reunited with their loved ones.
Thank you to all of the clubs, law enforcement and NGOs for your participation!
How can football clubs and others participate in the campaign?
This is a simple Twitter campaign. To take part in the project on May 25, simply copy and paste the most relevant Twitter video URL from the list below into a tweet, add you caption – draft examples below – and make sure to include the relevant hashtags
Video 1 – featuring children from England, USA, Spain, Italy, Argentina, Kenya, Germany, Australia
Video 2 – featuring children from USA, India, Brazil, Taiwan, Jamaica, England
European – featuring children from Germany, England, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium
Latin America – featuring children from Argentina, Ecuador and Guatemala
Country Specific Videos
Italy – featuring children from Italy and Switzerland
United States (East Coast)
United States (West Coast)
What should the Tweet say?
You can create your own tweet or use one of the examples below by inserting your Twitter name. If you want to translate please use the English hashtags.
On #InternationalMissingChildrensDay, [INSERT NAME] is proud to join the global football community and @ICMEC_official to make sure that #NoChildStandsAlone! #FootballCares
On #InternationalMissingChildrensDay, [INSERT NAME] is raising awareness about the efforts to reunite vulnerable young people with their loved ones. Over 250,000 children in Europe go missing every year. Together with @ICMEC_official, let’s make sure #NoChildStandsAlone #FootballCares
Today is #InternationalMissingChildrensDay and by the end of this day, over 2,000 children will be reported missing. [INSERT NAME] is proud to join the global football community and @ICMEC_official to make sure that #NoChildStandsAlone #FootballCares
Every child deserves to be with their loved ones, healthy and safe! [INSERT NAME] is proud to collaborate with the global football community and @ICMEC_official in an effort to make sure #NoChildStandsAlone on #InternationalMissingChildrensDay! #FootballCares
The future of our world rests in our children’s hands. Let’s make sure vulnerable young people can be reunited with their loved ones on this #InterntationalMissingChildrensDay! In collaboration with @ICMEC_official, [INSERT NAME] is making sure #NoChildStandsAlone! #FootballCares
Today is #InternationalMissingChildrensDay and all it takes is a couple of seconds to see if you recognize one of the hundreds of thousands of children who are missing today. [INSERT NAME], together with @ICMEC_official and you, we can make sure #NoChildStandsAlone today and every day! #FootballCares
What happens if a child featured in the video is found?
Countries will notify ICMEC of any child recovery. ICMEC will remove the video in which the child is featured and notify the clubs who have tweeted that particular video. On ICMEC Twitter account, an announcement will be made regarding the recovery.