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Climate Change and Children: A Human Security Challenge

This Policy Review Paper by UNICEF Innocenti Centre reviews the implications of climate change for children and future generations, drawing on relevant experiences in different sectors and countries of promoting child rights and well-being

It traces in considerable detail the pathways through which shifts in temperature and precipitation patterns create serious additional barriers to the achievement of the child survival, development and protection goals embraced by the international community. The role of children as vital participants and agents of change emerges as a key theme.

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Tags: ["climate change", "environment", "UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre"] By Innocenti Research Centre - Unicef
Published Dec. 8, 2008 3:00 PM - Last modified Apr. 17, 2013 3:54 PM