‘Protecting the Rights of Climate Displaced People,’ the position paper published by the Mary Robinson Foundation states it is critical that comprehensive, coordinated and targeted solutions are found to address climate displacement as the impacts of climate change will be more keenly felt in the decades to come.
This paper is provided to the Climate Vulnerable Forum in response to the invitation of its chair, the Philippines, to provide input on the potential implications for human rights endangerment of the current 2.0° C goal, and the difference between a 2.0° goal and a 1.5° C goal with respect to outcomes for human rights.
Released on Human Rights Day, ahead of the finalization of a new climate agreement, Climate Change and Human Rights provides a comprehensive study of the links between human rights law and climate change.
A policy brief on Climate Justice and Human Rights with a focus on food security, nutrition, health and gender equity has been launched during the COP20 in Lima. This paper has been published to develop recommendations on how the international community, governments, UN and social movements can bring these issues into climate negotiations.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement and Georgetown University’s Institute for the Study of International Migration organized an expert consultation on Planned Relocation, Disasters and Climate Change: Consolidating Good Practices and Preparing for the Future in Sanremo, Italy, from March 12-14, 2014.