Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

We will (either through an Additional Protocol or (first) a General Comment) have "The Child's Right to Nature and a Healthy Environment" codified in the Convention on the Rights of the Child. More info see: www.RightToNature.org

Implementation methodologies

To realize our commitment, we will jointly ensure

1. That the new UN Independent Expert on Human Rights and Environment will be informed on this initiative as soon as (s)he will be in place and will continuously keep Her/him updated;

2. That we gather of case law and fieldwork,which will be submitted broadl. Sources will include EarthCharter network and IUCN Env. LawCenter - start asap

3. The inviting of the CRC Committee for a Discussion Day - (submit in 9/12 for '13 or '14). Weeks prior to that we will try to organize a Side Event at or before the Human Rights Council's meeting.

4. The acceptance and putting into place of the (already submitted) Resolution at IUCN Int. Conference - (9/12 Annelies Henstra of IUCN NL is going and is already getting and further acquiring internal IUCN support)

5. That we contribute to (and call for) mentioning of this Child's right in UPRs and PRs on CRC globally - start asap

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

EarthCharter Initiative, Terres de Hommes International Federation, IUCN NL, Stand Up For Your Rights
Others to join later
Deliverables
2012
The acceptance and putting into place of the (already submitted) Resolution at IUCN Int. Conference
2012
That the new UN Independent Expert on Human Rights and Environment will be informed on this initiative as soon as (s)he will be in place and will continuously keep Her/him updated;
2012
That we gather of case law and fieldwork,which will be submitted broadl. Sources will include EarthCharter network and IUCN Env. LawCenter - start asap
2013
The inviting of the CRC Committee for a Discussion Day - (submit in 9/12 for '13 or '14). Weeks prior to that we will try to organize a Side Event at or before the Human Rights Council's meeting.
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Resources devoted to implementation
Staff / Technical expertise
All mentioned
In-kind contribution
All mentioned
Other, please specify
network by all, incl. Green Rights Alliance
Progress reports
Cut off date each year: 2 May
SMART
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
SDGs
Action Network
Information
Location: Amsterdam
Date of completion: 2015-06-05
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
Annelies Henstra, annelies.henstra@iucn.nl

Documents
#SDGAction518
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