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OHCHR statements on human rights and climate change

Statement by the Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Kyung-wha Kang to the Human Rights Council Side event on“Perspectives on Human Rights and Climate Change”

Key note address by Ms. Kyung-wha Kang, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, 7th Gathering for Human Rights "Climate Change and Human Rights" organized by the State Council of the Republic and Canton of Geneva, 28 September 2009, Geneva.

Opening remarks by Ms. Kyung-wha Kang, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, Human Rights Council Panel Discussion on the relationship between climate change and human rights, 15 June 2009, Geneva.

Human Rights and Climate Change”, contribution by Ms. Navanethem Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, to the Climate Thinkers Blog on the host-country web site of the 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15).

Climate Change and Human Rights", Address by Ms. Kyung-wha Kang, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and its Kyoto Protocol, 3-14 December 2007, Bali, Indonesia.

The Human Rights Impact of Climate Change (PDF), United Nations Joint Press Kit for Bali Climate Change Conference, 3-14 December 2007

Climate Change, Migration and Human Rights”, Address by Ms. Kyung-wha Kang Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, Conference on Climate Change and Migration: Addressing Vulnerabilities and Harnessing Opportunities, 19 February 2008, Geneva.

Keynote Address (PDF) by Ms. María Francisca Ize-Charrin, Director, Research and Right to Development Division, OHCHR, Chatham House Debate on the motion: “This House believes that climate change violates the universal right of all peoples to live in a safe and sustainable environment”, 17 September 2008, Geneva.