“Climate Action: Human Rights-Based Approaches to Adaptation and Mitigation Challenges”
October-November 2022 | Online
[Call for applications is closed]
About the training
This online training is part of the Informal ASEM Seminar on Human Rights Series (ASEMHRS) which aims to promote better mutual understanding and cooperation between Asia and Europe on human rights issues.
The training will build on the 21st Informal ASEM Seminar on “Human Rights and Climate Change”, held on 16-18 March 2022 in Luxembourg, which underscored the urgent necessity of integrating human rights into climate change law in Asia and Europe and called on governments to collectively and individually to strengthen their efforts in implementing and delivering human rights-based approaches to climate change adaptation and mitigation.
The 8-week online training entitled “Climate Action: Human Rights-Based Approaches to Adaptation and Mitigation Challenges”, aims to
- Provide participants with practical and relevant knowledge to understand the human rights impacts of climate change and develop human rights-based responses that fulfil international and domestic human rights obligations and standards
- Shed light on the disproportionate impacts of climate change on certain sectors such as Indigenous Peoples, women, youth, older persons, and persons with disabilities, among others, and share best practices and recommendations to ensure participation and access of such sectors in an inclusive decision-making process
- Provide participants with knowledge about climate justice and trends in climate litigation around the world, as well as how these actions can move countries and companies to more ambitious climate targets.
The programme is designed as a professional training for representatives of ASEM government agencies engaged in international human rights law, environmental law, and/or climate change mitigation and adaptation, i.e. Ministries of Environment, Sustainable Development, Justice, Trade, Social Affairs, Youth, Foreign Affairs; and representatives of regional and national human rights institutions (NHRIs).
For further information, please refer to the Training Leaflet.
For further information and enquiries, please reach out to the Governance and Sustainable Development Department (E: firstname.lastname@example.org).
This Training is organised in collaboration with the Climate Action and Human Rights Institute (CAHRI)