The treaties listed below provide a basic starting point for a researcher interested in learning about the international legal framework of climate change and human rights. They are separated into the categories of "Climate Change" and "International Human Rights," chronologically within each category starting with the most recent. Additionally, links to either full-text versions of the treaties or to websites where they can be accessed have been provided whenever possible.
Climate Change-related Treaties:
Bluebook citation: Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Dec. 10, 1997, U.N. Doc FCCC/CP/1997/7/Add.1, 37 I.L.M. 22 (1998).
Bluebook citation: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, May 9, 1992, S. Treaty Doc No. 102-38, 1771 U.N.T.S. 107.
International Human Rights Treaties:
Bluebook citation: Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Dec. 13, 2006, 2515 U.N.T.S.3.
Bluebook citation: Convention on the Rights of the Child, Nov. 20, 1989, 1577 U.N.T.S. 3.
Bluebook citation: Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, Dec. 10, 1984, 1465 U.N.T.S. 85.
Bluebook citation: Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, Dec. 18, 1979, 1249 U.N.T.S. 13.
Bluebook citation: American Convention on Human Rights, Nov. 21, 1969, 1144 U.N.T.S. 143.
Bluebook citation: International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, Mar. 7, 1966, 660 U.N.T.S. 195
Bluebook citation: International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Dec. 16, 1966, S. Treaty Doc. No. 95-19, 6 I.L.M. 360 (1967), 993 U.N.T.S. 3.
Bluebook citation: International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, Dec. 16, 1966, S. Treaty Doc. No. 95-20, 6 I.L.M. 368 (1967), 999 U.N.T.S. 171.
Bluebook citation: Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, Nov. 4, 1950, 213 U.N.T.S. 222.