Countries Violate Rights Over Climate Change, Argue Youth Activists In Landmark UN Complaint

The failure of governments to act on the climate crisis, constitutes a violation of children’s rights, according to a landmark complaint presented to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child by 16 youth activists.  This group alleges that under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Committee should order Member States to take action to protect all children from the devastating impacts of climate change.  

By UN News. September 24, 2019.

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