Children and Austerity

2014 Annual Theme


On the occasion of ENOC 18th Annual Conference held in Edinburgh in late October 2014, ENOC members produced a joint Statement to express their deep concern regarding the impact of austerity and poverty on the realisation of children and young people’s rights.The recent financial and economic crises and state responses to them have had significant detrimental effects on children’s enjoyment of a wide range of their civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).