A Future for the World’s Children? Report

by | Jan 13, 2021 | Uncategorized

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The WHO-UNICEF-Lancet Commission report lays the foundations for a new global movement for child health and present high-level recommendations that position children at the center of the of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The Commission brought together more than 40 top experts on child health and well-being to address new challenges to children, including climate change and exploitative commercial marketing.

Hear more at the #LearningPlanet Festival on Jan 24, 10:00 – 11:30 CETWill Kids be OK? Session Chaired by Sarah Dalgish

Published in February 2020, the report concluded that transformational change is needed to ensure that children’s health and well-being are protected, both now and in the future.

The response to the Commission’s report demonstrated that many people want to join and support a movement for and with children – including, no doubt, many participants in the #LearningPlanet Festival! A new secretariat housed at UCL’s Institute for Global Health will help spur this broader movement, following a unique model based on science, advocacy and coalition-building.

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