COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD

Draft general comment No. 26 on children’s rights and the environment with a special focus on climate change

Topic
Children’s rights and the environment with a special focus on climate change
General discussion
General comment
Forthcoming


Background

In June 2021, the Committee decided to draft a general comment on children’s rights and the environment with a special focus on climate change. The concept note of the general comment is now available here.

Consultations with children in diverse contexts across multiple countries, as well as with State parties and experts from relevant fields, will be undertaken to ensure that their perspectives are fully reflected in the general comment.


Country-specific information