What is the Role for Human Rights Advocacy in the Fight Against Climate Change?
This event is the second in the Human Rights Institute’s 2016-17 series “Exploring the Transformative Potential of Human Rights,” commemorating the 50th anniversary of the two foundational United Nations human rights covenants.
Please join the discussion with Katharina Rall, Researcher, Health and Human Rights Division, Human Rights Watch (HRW). Ms. Rall will provide background on her research on the relationship between human rights and climate change. She will discuss the work that Human Rights Watch is undertaking on the impacts of climate change on access to food, water, health and livelihoods of marginalized communities.
Date: Tuesday November 01, 2016
Time: 12:10 pm to 1:10 pm | Lunch will be provided
Venue: Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 105, 435 West 116th Street, New York, New York
*Program is sponsored by the Human Rights Institute and the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia Law School.
Event flyer is available here.