This policy document describes the increasing attention paid to the relationship between climate change and human rights in recent years, reviews the effects of climate change on the full enjoyment of human rights and outlines the application of human rights obligations to climate-related actions. The document also explains that States have procedural and substantive obligations relating to climate change, as well as duties to protect the rights of the most vulnerable.

Download file: English

Organization: OHCHR

Theme: Other

Topics: Human Rights and Justice, COP22 List of UN Publications

Type of material: Other

Publication date: 2016

Language: English