This article argues for the importance of including children in community governance for addressing climate change as an alternative to short-term, one-off projects. It addresses key issues for involving children in community governance for sustainability, such as why and how children should be involved, and highlights a number of examples of children’s participation in community governance. The article concludes by outlining important considerations for children’s participation in community governance. The publication was used by UNICEF to inform their advocacy at the 2014 UN Secretary General’s Climate Summit.
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Title: Beyond Projects: Involving Children in Community Governance as a Fundamental Strategy for Facing Climate Change
Publication year: 2014
Publisher: UNICEF Office of Research, Innocenti Research Centre