IBA’s Climate Change and Human Rights initiative


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In October 2014, the IBA launched the Presidential Taskforce report ‘Achieving Justice and Human Rights in an era of Climate Disruption’. Michael B Gerrard, Director, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School New York said of the report:

‘This ground-breaking report by a remarkable group of lawyers, judges and scholars from around the world draws on the weaknesses inherent in current domestic and international law to identify opportunities for reform by governments, UN bodies, the WTO, human rights tribunals, courts, corporations and individuals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and provide justice to those most affected by climate change.’

During the past year, the IBA has been taking forward the actions recommended in the report:


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