Climate change and impacts
UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell visits Brazil to highlight the impact of poverty and climate change on children
The Executive Director’s visit to Sao Paulo, Recife and Brasilia highlight the more than half of Brazil’s children living in poverty, with many more vulnerable to climate and environmental risks
UN Committee on the Rights of the Child calls on states to take action in first guidance on children's rights and the environment, with a focus on climate change
Today, the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child published authoritative guidance to States on what they must do to uphold children’s right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment.
UNICEF Poll: African youth report reconsidering having children due to climate change at higher rate than youth from other regions
Globally, 2 in 5 young people said the impacts of climate change have made them rethink their desire to start a family, according to agency’s latest U-Report findings.