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Places & Spaces: Shaping policies for environments and children's well-being

A Policy Panel Discussion
(Past event)

Event type: Webinar

Related research: Children in high income countries

events24 May 2022time15:00 - 16:30
UNICEF Innocenti’s Report Card 17 – Places and Spaces: Environments and children’s well-being – will be published next week on 24 May. The report compares how 39 countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and European Union (EU) fare in providing healthy environments for children. The report looks into how rich countries are doing across three dimensions: the world of the child, the world around the child, and the world at large; and analyzes indicators such as exposure to harmful pollutants including toxic air, pesticides, damp and lead; access to light, green spaces and safe roads; and countries’ contributions to the climate crisis, consumption of resources, and e-waste. 

This panel discussion, timed with the global launch of Report Card 17, comes at a moment when policymakers are seeking to ensure child well-being during a protracted global pandemic and with mounting climate change challenges.  Join us for a rich discussion with youth activists, policymakers, researchers, and practitioners on shaping better policies for environments and children’s well-being. Panelists to be announced.

WHEN: 24 MAY 15:00 CET | 9:00 EST
WHERE: Register here.

Experts

Gunilla Olsson

UNICEF Innocenti

Dominic Richardson
Chief, Social and Economic Policy

UNICEF Innocenti

Fiona Stanley
Founding Director and Patron, Telethon Kids Institute
Abram Ilcisin
Climate Activist
Une Bastholm
Leader of the Norwegian Green Party

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