THE MEETING WITH THE NEW UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON CLIMATE AND HUMAN RIGHTS AT THE UNFCCC INTERIM NEGOTIATIONS: A BRIEF SUMMARY
The informal working group on human rights cross-culturally unites members of the various civil society constituencies embedded in the UNFCCC system, with the aim of coordinating its action to amplify its impact. The group, led by the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL), requested an opportunity for discussion with the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights in the context of climate change, Ian Fry, during the Bonn interim negotiations.
THE IMPORTANCE OF THE APPOINTMENT OF THE FIRST UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE
Ian Fry, an international expert on environmental law and policy, is the first Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights in the Context of Climate Change at the United Nations. He was appointed by the Human Rights Council at its 49th session in March 2022 and began his term on May 1, 2022.
CLIMATE AND HUMAN RIGHTS: THE COMMITMENT OF CIVIL SOCIETY BEYOND THE UNFCCC
INTERSECTIONALITY AS A KEY TO MAKE CLIMATE ACTION CROSS-CUTTING The actions that will be taken in the coming decades to counter the... Read More
NOT ONLY TRANSIT: UKRAINE BETWEEN ENERGY AND EMISSIONS
(In light of the war events, this article has been updated compared to the version appeared on ICN’s website on February 15)... Read More
CLIMATE CRISIS, CHILDREN’S RIGHTS AT RISK
The climate crisis is also an intergenerational crisis, exposing children and young people to the devastating consequences of wrong actions and policies... Read More