Climate change and impacts
UN Committee on the Rights of the Child calls on states to take action in first guidance on children's rights and the environment
UNCRC published authoritative guidance to States on what they must do to uphold children’s right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment.
559 million children currently exposed to high heatwave frequency, rising to all 2.02 billion children globally by 2050
UNICEF warns urgent action is needed to increase funding for adaptation to protect children and vulnerable communities from worsening heatwaves and other climate shocks.