Reports on human rights and climate change


Since 2008, the Human Rights Council has adopted a series of resolutions on human rights and climate change. These resolutions have requested for a number of thematic panel discussions on climate change to be held at the Council and have also requested OHCHR to prepare studies, reports and summary reports to the Council. This includes the following:

Council/session

Year of submission

Title

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HRC 44th session2020Analytical study on the promotion and the protection of the rights of persons with disabilities in the context of climate change A/HRC/44/30
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HRC 42nd session2019Summary of the panel discussion on women's rights and climate change: climate action, good practices and lessons learned A/HRC/42/26
HRC 41st session2019 Analytical study on gender-responsive climate action for the full and effective enjoyment of the rights of women A/HRC/41/26
HRC 38th session2018Summary of the panel discussion on addressing human rights protection gaps in the context of migration and displacement of persons across international borders resulting from the adverse effects of climate change and supporting the adaptation and mitigation plans of developing countries to bridge the protection gaps A/HRC/38/21
HRC 37th session2018The slow onset effects of climate change and human rights protection for cross-border migrants A/HRC/37/CRP.4
HRC 35th session2017Summary of the panel discussion on the adverse impact of climate change on States' efforts to realize the rights of the child A/HRC/35/14
HRC 35th session2017Analytical study on the relationship between climate change and the full and effective enjoyment of the rights of the child A/HRC/35/13
HRC 32nd session2016Outcome of the panel discussion on the adverse impact of climate change on States' efforts to progressively realize the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health A/HRC/32/24
HRC 32nd session2016Analytical study on the relationship between climate change and the human right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health A/HRC/32/23
HRC 10th session2009 Report on the relationship between climate change and human rights A/HRC/10/61