Letter from ACC Bernard Higgins, Police Scotland, Gold Commander for COP-26, outlining Police Scotland’s commitment to and provision for ensuring that children’s human rights are protected during peaceful protests at
Commissioner’s letter to ACC Bernard Higgins, Police Scotland, Gold Commander for COP-26 urging that children and young people’s human rights be respected, protected and fulfilled in the policing of peaceful protests
We welcome the opportunity to respond to the High Commissioner’s call for inputs to the report on good practices and challenges faced by States in using the Guidelines on the Effective Implementation of the Right to Participate in Public Affairs (the Guidelines).
Commissioner’s letter to Education Directors urging support for schoolchildren participating in global climate strike on Friday 24 September 2021.
July 2021. We welcome the opportunity to respond to the Special Rapporteur’s call for inputs on the promotion and protection of human rights in the context of peaceful protests during crisis situations. This submission focuses on the challenges faced by children and young people to enjoy these rights in Scotland.
May 2021. This submission focuses on the challenges faced by children and young people to enjoy the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association while advancing climate justice in Scotland.
An audio clip about our process reporting to the UN in Geneva.
The Commissioner’s written submission to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child on children and young people as human rights defenders.
We made this toolkit in partnership with Children’s Parliament. It’s a resource for adults all over the world who work with children and young people.
It explains the work we’ve done around child human rights defenders and contains practical activities that will let you carry out a project of your own.
The Declaration on Human Rights Defenders applies to everyone who promotes and protects human rights, but it’s not written in language everyone can understand. This is a simplified version that’s intended to make it clearer.