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UN Human Rights Council declares climate a priority

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A general view of participants during the 29th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council. 3 July 2015. UN Photo / Jean-Marc FerrŽ

Influential UN body considers human rights and climate change post-Paris, emphasises importance of the climate negotiations in protecting communities

July 16, 2016 — At the beginning of this month, the Human Rights Council adopted by consensus a new resolution on Human Rights and Climate Change, emphasising the links between UN climate negotiations and the protection of human rights.  Continue reading UN Human Rights Council declares climate a priority