Joint Press Release: Youths Champion Climate Change Resistance in Asia Pacific

In Asia-Pacific, children and youth are calling on their leaders to step up actions to tackle the climate crisis, including the strengthening of policies and plans to mitigate disaster risks and promote resilience.

The appeal is part of a report called, “Guardians of the Planet” , released by five leading international aid agencies. This comes at a time when the world is grappling with the socio-economic impact of COVID-19. The report seeks to inform child-friendly recovery programming. It urges for children’s voices to be heard, especially on their vulnerabilities to climate change and disasters which prevent them from exercising […]

Source: reliefweb.int

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