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Climate Change and Human Rights: Recent Statements from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights

Developed by Anna Ansari. Updated by Rosemary Campagna

Recent Statements


Ms. Navi Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights:

Opening Remarks at the Human Rights Council Seminar “The Adverse Impacts of Climate Change on the Full Enjoyment of Human Rights Feb. 23-24  2012

Ms. Kyung-wha Kang, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights (2006-2013):

  • Opening remarks at the United Nations Human Rights Council Panel Discussion on the relationship between human rights and climate change, June 15, 2009