Comments from the Sabin Center Peer Reviewer Network to the ‘Study on the Impact of Climate Change on Human and Peoples’ Rights in Africa

Maria José Alarcón, Gitanjali Gill, Moumita Das Gupta, Masako Ichihara, Muhammed Tawfiq Ladan, Dina Lupin, Fernand Guevara Mekongo Mballa, Antoine De Spiegeleir, Maria Antonia Tigre*, Zunaida Moosa Wadiwala

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To understand and address the impact of climate change on human rights in Africa, the he African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) through its Working Group on Extractive Industries, Environment and Human Rights in Africa (WGEI),has prepared a draft study focusing on the climate-related provisions of the African Charter and the need for international cooperation (the Zero Draft of the Study on the Impact of Climate Change on Human and Peoples’ Rights in
Africa). This study examines the adverse consequences of observed and projected climate change on human rights. It also explores the obligations of African States and clarifies the role of the ACHPR in this context. In this context, in November 2023, the ACHPR requested comments on their report.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherColumbia University
Number of pages18
Publication statusPublished - 7 Dec 2023

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