Invention can change the world!
The Child Rights International Network (CRIN) is joining with Little Inventors and The Rights Studio to bring you our Climate Champions invention challenge.
Children must take part in climate and environmental decisions – they care, have rights and their ideas, passion and imaginations can inspire adults to urgently act to save our planet from irreversible destruction.
This collaborative project aims to show that children's input should be actively sought and listened to on matters that affect their present lives and their future, particularly on the climate and other environmental issues.
This challenge will help children better understand climate change and encourage them to use their brilliant imaginations to think of ideas to better protect the planet. The two challenge themes are: biodiversity and living more sustainably. Click here to enter the challenge.
After uploading their inventions here, a selection of the most inspiring ideas will be chosen to be brought to life! These ideas will be showcased at events, including at the UN Human Rights Council, encouraging adults to listen to children and involve them in climate decisions.
Together we can help ensure children's voices and ideas are heard and that adults make the right decisions to stop climate change and better protect our planet.
Choose from one of the two themes to help you think up an ingenious invention to protect our planet!
Theme 1 - Biodiversity
Animals and plants make homes in wild habitats like deserts and forests, but they also live in the cities, amongst us on the edges of buildings and between the cracks in the pavements. Wherever you live you can make a difference. What could you invent to bring more biodiversity to the area you live in?
Theme 2 - Live more sustainably
Every decision we make has an impact on the planet, from what we eat to how we travel. Can you think of traditions in your country that are kinder to the environment and help to protect it? Think up an invention that would help us to throw fewer things away and waste less, to use less energy or to travel more sustainably!Enter the challenge!
With thanks to our delivery partners
The German Federal Foreign Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia and The European Union.