In pursuit of intergenerational equity: The UN and children’s and youth’s right to a healthy environment

15/11/2021

Children and youth, particularly those from the most vulnerable and marginalised backgrounds, are disproportionately impacted by all kinds of environmental harm. Despite being the least responsible, they are more exposed to it than any other group.

In June 2021, Heads of UN Entities made a joint commitment to promote the right of children, youth and future generations to a healthy

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Online Session of the First Global Meeting of National Focal Points kicks off the substantive work under the Montevideo Programme V

25/06/2021

‘The Montevideo Programme V is a flagship programme for UNEP and our Member States to strengthen environmental rule of law across the globe,’ stated Ms. Inger Andersen, the Executive Director of UNEP, in her opening remarks during the Online Session of the First Global Meeting of National Focal Points under the Fifth Programme for the Development and Periodic Review of

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