2020 Annual Day on the Rights of the Child: Realizing the rights of the child through a healthy environment

Children environmental human rights defenders are heard at the Annual Day on the Rights of the Child!  On Thursday 1 July 2020, the Human Rights Council held the Annual full day meeting on the Rights of the Child focusing on Realizing the rights of the child through a healthy environment. For the first time ever, two children environmental human rights defenders spoke up [...]

2020-07-07T11:54:26+02:007 July , 2020|

The Human Rights Council celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child with a High-Level Panel on children’s rights mainstreaming within the UN

Child Rights Connect and its members addressed high-level representatives of the three UN pillars to call for better mainstreaming of a child rights-based approach in the work of the United Nations, including through establishment of a UN-wide Child Rights Strategy. “Although [the Convention on the Rights of the Child] is [...]

2020-04-01T11:17:41+02:001 April , 2020|

Advancing children’s rights relating to the environment: event to kickstart discussions on the 2020 Annual Day on the Rights of the Child

“Younger generations are afraid of not having the possibility to hope for a better future. I think everyone is aware of the threats represented by environmental harms but there is a lack of concrete actions from the international community. We call for a real change.” said Solal, the child environmental [...]

2021-02-09T10:26:00+01:0019 March , 2020|
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