13-year-old Hannah speaks at a UN discussion on children’s rights

Date: 18th September 2019
Category: Respect for the views of the child

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Supported by the Children’s Parliament, Hannah Richardson, took part in an event commemorating the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child at the Palais des Nations in Geneva on 16th September 2019.

Hannah gave input during one of the panel sessions where she discussed the relationship between children’s rights and the environment, drawing on her experiences in StreetsAhead Tranent, a community planning project in her hometown, and its social and environmental impacts.

Young representatives from Switzerland, Mexico, Canada and the Philippines also participated at the event.