Check out the op-ed developed by Gina Ekholt and Issac Elstad on this year's resolution on human rights defenders! 29 March 2022 - This week, the members of the UN Human Rights Council will adopt the resolution on human rights defenders, which this year focuses on conflict and post-conflict zones. [...]
Child Rights Connect welcomes the lodging this week of a child-led complaint to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child concerning the global climate crisis. On 23 September 2019, 16 children human rights defenders filed a landmark complaint concerning the climate crisis with the UN Committee on the [...]
CHRDs, UN and civil society experts agree on a roadmap to move forward the 2018 DGD outcome recommendations!
Following the release of the 2018 Day of General Discussion (DGD) outcome report on Protecting and Empowering Children as Human Rights Defenders, a group of experts meet in June to discuss how to follow up on and join efforts to implement the recommendations included in the report. The highly committed participants exchanged [...]