A Global Call for our Right to a Healthy Environment

The right to a healthy environment is constitutionally protected in over 100 countries. Another 62 countries refer in their constitutions to a healthy environment, but do not make it a right.

International Criminal Court continues series of judgments condemning crimes against child soldiers

With its judgment on 4 February 2021 against Dominic Ongwen, the International Criminal Court (ICC), based in The Hague, Netherlands, adds its third trial judgment to a series of findings that condemn crimes against children.

On the occasion of World Children’s Day, the Word Future Council demands: Protect children from hazardous chemicals

On the occasion of the anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child on 20 November 2020, the World Future Council warns that the rights of children embedded in the Convention are still not realized everywhere and that the health of girls and boys in particular is endangered by environmental pollution, climate change and hazardous chemicals.

Webinar: Tackling Youth Unemployment

The reinforced Youth Guarantee will play a crucial role in tackling youth unemployment in Europe, especially in countries like Greece or Spain. In our web-event, we will discuss if and how a Green Sector offers a unique chance to involve young women and men endangered by economic exclusion, in particular by implementing the goals set out in the European Green Deal and the corresponding national Energy and Climate Plans.

Press Release: WFC goes Youth:Present

Youth:Present offers young people the possibility to discuss global problems, participate in political decision making and provide solutions.

Human Rights Council adopted resolution to realize the rights of children through a healthy environment

Children need to be protected from Hazardous Chemicals – the topic of our this year’s Future Policy Award.

Our new youth forum: WFC goes Youth:Present

It’s time to announce: Youth:Present. We are exciting to establish a global youth forum.

Reinforcing the European Youth Employment Policy through the European Green Deal

Reinforcing the European Youth Employment Policy through the European Green Deal:
In many respects, the world is facing an unprecedented crisis. At the same time, the world is on the brink of a new dawn.

COVID-19 — From health crisis to child rights crisis

Why health, wellbeing, and education of children across the globe are at risk from the pandemic — especially, but not only, in the Global South

Press Release – European Youth Award

The winner of a new award for youth action on climate, peace and disarmament, the Peace and Climate action of European Youth (PACEY) Award, will be announced on January 9, 2020