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CSW66 – ICW “Exploring the nexus between climate change and child marriage – what does the emerging evidence tell us?”
10 March 2022 @ 9:00 PM - 11 March 2022 @ 1:30 AM
An invitation from Mohinder Watson, ICW main representative to UN Geneva, for a virtual event co-sponsored by ICW. Mohinder is also founder of Action on Child, Early and Forced Marriage.
The title of the event is “Exploring the nexus between climate change and child marriage – what does the emerging evidence tell us?” on March 10 (12:00 – 16:30pm CET).
This meeting will convene experts from academia, UN Agencies, civil society, journalists, child rights and humanitarian organisations to share emerging evidence from different countries and settings for the linkages between climate change and increased risks of child marriage. Panellists will also share best practices of climate change adaptation policies and consider how to better integrate climate change adaptation and child marriage prevention policies. Ms Mikiko Otani, Chair of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child will give the opening remarks.
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