GROWTH OR GREED: Protection of rivers and rights in the face of development

The rivers of South-East Asia are vital for the livelihoods of millions of people in terms of domestic use, agriculture, industry and transport (Opperman, 2018). Against the backdrop of development of infrastructure that supports a more urbanised and inter-connected life in all of the partner countries there have been changes in the ecology and bio-diversity […]

Terre des Hommes launches ambitious global campaign calling on governments to recognize children’s right to a healthy environment

“Even when these children are born and before they can say their first word, they are denied their rights to a dignified life” – Baskut Tuncak, former UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Toxics   Osnabrück, 28 October 2020 – Today the child rights organization Terre des Hommes is launching an international campaign “MY […]

Awareness Raising on ECR In the Context of COVID-19

  In order to create a healthy environment for children amid COVID-19 threat, child and youth participation, among others, is instrumental and play important role in this process. Therefore, trained child peer educators of the project “Integrated Program to Support Poor and Vulnerable Children and Families through the Development of their Livelihoods and Political Participation” […]

Global Initiative on Advancing Children’s Right to a Healthy Environment

Global Initiative on Advancing Children’s Right to a Healthy Environment Outcome Report for the Regional Expert Consultation for East Asia and the Pacific Bogor, Indonesia: 22-23 October 2019 The Global Initiative on Advancing Children’s Right to a Healthy Environment was launched in early 2019. The Initiative aims to build on positive progress made in connecting […]

New Book: Becoming Mekong-Youth’ released!

The Journey of Youths in Defending for Ecological Child Rights and youth rights.’ (Article originally written by Mekong Youth Assembly, 2 February 2019) To capture how Mekong Youth Assembly is now today, the ‘Becoming Mekong – Youth” publication was created. This publication tells you story  from the beginning until the Mekong Youth Assembly is now […]