Child Rights Connect welcomes the lodging this week of a child-led complaint to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child concerning the global climate crisis. On 23 September 2019, 16 children human rights defenders filed a landmark complaint concerning the climate...
On 19 August 2019, Benin ratified the UNCRC Third Optional Protocol on a Communications procedure! It is the 45th country to have ratified the OPIC and the third in Africa! The OPIC will enter into force in Benin three months after its ratification date.
Access to justice is essential for children to be able to exercise and claim their human rights. Without accountability any of the rights provided by the UNCRC would lose meaning. The entry into force of the Third Optional Protocol on a Communications Procedure (OPIC)...
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