Article 27: Standard of living

UNITED STATES: Combatting climate change with the public trust doctrine
17/ديسمبر/2015 Publication
A group of children brought a petition to Washington’s Department of Ecology, asking them to adopt a rule to limit carbon emissions in their state. After being denied and then ignored they appealed against the Department’s rulemaking process claiming that, to be effective, it would have to be in line with up-to-date climate science.
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Human Rights Day 2015: Freedoms for adults only?
9/ديسمبر/2015 Publication
The freedoms set out in the two Covenants are universal; they apply to everyone, everywhere. Children are no exception, they have all human rights. But children’s freedoms are rarely a priority; the ability to think freely, act and speak is too often denied for children all over the world.
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UN: Children's rights and the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
2/ديسمبر/2015 Publication
Ahead of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, this new report calls on the UN to address the rights of children with disabilities with the same consistency and rigour as adults’ rights. 
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ASIA-PACIFIC: Region facing a ‘hidden epidemic’ of HIV among adolescents, new report finds
1/ديسمبر/2015 News
On the occasion of World AIDS Day 2015, UNICEF, UNAIDS and partners release the report: 'Adolescents: Under the Radar in the Asia-Pacific AIDS Response' .
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CHILD RIGHTS: CRIN submission to the OHCHR on children's right to an adequate standard of living
28/أكتوبر/2015 Publication
Submission to the OHCHR for the preparation of the report on "Protection of the family and the contribution of families in realising the right to an adequate standard of living".   
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BULGARIA: No more excuses on education for children with mental disabilities
9/أكتوبر/2015 Publication
After discovering that children with mental disabilities were being systematically denied education in Bulgaria, an international NGO submitted a complaint to the European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR). The organisation alleged that the Bulgarian government was failing to provide education for up to 3,000 children.  
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ENVIRONNEMENT: Le droit des enfants à grandir dans un environnement sain
7/أكتوبر/2015 Publication
[26 July 2010] - With the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico dominating headlines for the past three months, it is difficult...
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BELGIQUE : Enfants et euthanasie
7/أكتوبر/2015 Publication
The amendment removes any reference to the age of a patient.
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