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Children at the climate education summit

Children in a changing climate

A view from 20I6

Children in a changing climate, October 2016

Children are disproportionately affected by emergencies, climate change, disasters, and conflict. These risks are becoming increasingly severe.

At the same time, governments and non-governmental actors alike, are realising children are at the centre of tackling these threats. Children can influence and lead decision-making about their own development and futures in a changing climate.

This report evaluates how recent negotiations on sustainable development can support child-centred disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA).