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2010, 2020

Landmark resolution advances children’s right to a healthy environment

20 October , 2020|Categories: Public|0 Comments

The consideration of children’s rights has been historically absent from environmental or climate-related policies, laws, and action, due to weak political will and a general lack of awareness of the many links between child rights and a safe and healthy environment. However, at the September [...]

1605, 2022

Child Rights Connect In Action: Responding to the unprecedent mobilization of children on the right to a healthy environment in a context of escalating climate crisis 

16 May , 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Children’s calls for climate justice have been heard, but largely ignored  The world is experiencing an unprecedented mobilization of children acting to demand urgent action to address the ever-escalating climate crisis, which severely affects the lives of children and their future, amongst others. In the [...]

1205, 2022

Child Rights Connect and its members engage in the Council’s Special Session on Ukraine

12 May , 2022|Categories: Public|0 Comments

The Human Rights Council decided to organize this week a Special Session to focus on the deteriorating human rights situation in Ukraine stemming from the Russian aggression. Child Rights Connect and its members made a joint statement calling for the cease of hostilities, as well [...]

905, 2022

Child Rights Connect In Action: Laying the ground for wider OPIC ratification: building political consensus and empowering civil society  

9 May , 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The OPIC, a unique instrument that has yet to be ratified by many States   Seven years have passed since the entry into force of the Optional Protocol on an Individual Communications procedure (OPIC), an international human rights treaty that allows the UN Committee on the [...]

905, 2022

Trends on child rights at the Human Rights Council 49 session: updates on child participation and CHRDs; new resolution on family reunification; and a major win for child rights mainstreaming

9 May , 2022|Categories: Public|0 Comments

New space is gained at the Council regarding the participation of children, whilst trends against child participation and child human rights defenders continue. The resolution on the rights of the child and family reunification maintains international standards. The UN Human Rights Office gets a new [...]

505, 2022

📢 For the first time, the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights meets with children from all over the world!

5 May , 2022|Categories: Public|0 Comments

On the 5th and 6th of April, children from all around the globe participated in Child Consultations held by the UN CESCR on its next General Comment on sustainable development and economic, social, and cultural human rights.  The United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and [...]

205, 2022

Child Rights Connect In Action: A turning point in the recognition of children as informed decision-makers: children influence high-level processes related to the Sustainable Development Goals

2 May , 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Children have been historically excluded from discussions at the Human Rights Council  The 2017 Human Rights Council (HRC) resolution on the protection of child rights in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development recognizes the importance of children’s rights as an integral part [...]

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