For the first time ever, children will inform the development (and implementation) of a new law on the protection of human rights defenders! This is our project in Moldova.

Thanks to new project funding from the Ville de Genève as well as on-going financial support from the Swedish International Development and Cooperation Agency (Sida), we are about to step up our action in Moldova, in collaboration with our long-time partner and member, the Centrul de Informare şi Documentare privind [...]

2023-01-27T15:29:22+01:0027 January , 2023|

Spread the word about our new #ChildrenStandUp4HumanRights appeal !

We have just launched our new campaign #ChildrenStandUp4HumanRights: Follow their lead! to garner support for our child advisors to take forward their own national awareness-raising and advocacy campaigns in the context of the 25th anniversary of the UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders and our 40th anniversary in 2023. [...]

2022-12-14T03:55:42+01:006 December , 2022|

Adopted General Comment No. 25 of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child on children’s rights in relation to the digital environment incorporates some of Child Rights Connect’ key asks focusing on Child Human Rights Defenders (CHRDs)

On Wednesday 24th March, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (the Committee) officially launched their new General Comment No. 25 on children’s rights in relation to the digital environment taking into consideration some key asks and recommendations by Child Rights Connect which focused on CHRDs’ rights in [...]

2022-07-18T14:02:13+02:0024 March , 2021|

 Child human right defenders have their say on the CRC’s draft General Comment on “Children’s rights in relation to the digital environment”

This week Child Rights Connect, members and partners made a joint focused submission to the draft General Comment of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) “Children’s rights in relation to the digital environment” focusing on how Child Human Rights Defenders (CHRDs) use and engage with the [...]

2020-11-20T15:58:10+01:0020 November , 2020|

The Child Rights Connect child advisors mobilise in response to COVID-19

Just weeks after a new global Children’s Advisory Team was established at Child Rights Connect (an international network of children’s organisations with a Secretariat based in Geneva), we faced a COVID-19 outbreak. Soon after, the 11 child advisors, based across all regions of the world, began adapting to a new [...]

2020-10-09T12:21:25+02:0020 August , 2020|

Call for child advisor applications: New Child Rights Connect Children’s Advisory Team 2020-2021! ?

We are now accepting applications from children to become child advisors on our new Children’s Advisory Team 2020/2021! Child Rights Connect is setting up a new global Children’s Advisory Team, which will become a permanent group within the organisation and central to advancing our efforts on children’s empowerment globally. The [...]

2019-12-13T16:28:14+01:0012 December , 2019|

Children Human Rights Defenders take landmark action on climate crisis through OPIC

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 [...]

2020-06-24T12:01:20+02:0026 September , 2019|
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