General Debate: Item 3
Climate Change and Human Rights
(46th Session of the Human Rights Council, 09 March 2021)
On 9 February 2021, the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh in Geneva convened a virtual event entitled “Climate Change Priorities on Health, Human Rights and Labour”. […]
Climate change does not only disrupt the environment: it also has profound human impacts. Key areas of concern include health, labour, and human rights. The Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), with its 48 members from around the globe, is advocating for these rapidly growing repercussions to be tackled effectively.
25 November 2020, DHAKA — Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III, House Speaker Lord Allan Velasco, House Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, and House Committee on Climate Change Chair Edgar Chatto last night met virtually with fellow lawmakers from the 48-member-nation Climate Vulnerable Forum to call for more ambitious climate action globally.
Over 150 countries including 120 since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic committed to make stronger Paris Agreement targets in 2020, suggesting countries understand the importance of ‘building back better’, a CVF tracker tool shows ahead key international deadline