We will present recent evidence and recommend measures to make sure that people with disabilities and their representative organisations are at the front and centre of a rights-based response to climate change.
Speakers and topics:
- Representatives of the Finnish and Australian COP27 delegations
- Recent report analysing all Nationally Determined Contributions and national adaptation and mitigation policies from disability inclusion perspective, as well as evidence collected from the Pacific region, Australia, Bangladesh, and Madagascar
- Interventions by Ian Fry, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Climate Change, and Gerard Quinn, UN Special Rapporteur on Disability Rights