Report on internal displacement in the context of the slow-onset adverse effects of climate change


Published:
21 July 2020
Author:
Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons
Presented:
To the GA at its 75th session, October 2020
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Summary

In the present thematic report, the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons examines internal displacement in the context of the slow-onset adverse effects of climate change. The report analyses the impacts of this type of displacement on the enjoyment of human rights by internally displaced persons, including specific groups. The Special Rapporteur looks at the human rights obligations, responsibilities and roles of States, the international community, businesses and national human rights institutions in addressing internal displacement in the context of the slow-onset adverse effects of climate change and makes recommendations to these actors.

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