Programme of Events for COP21’s International Human Rights Day (December 10, 2015)


Press conference (Le Bourget, Hall 5, Press Room 2)

Hosted by Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights



Side event: Fight climate change, eradicate poverty and ensure access to rights—The challenge of a truly just transition (Espace Générations Climat, Room 4)

Hosted by Secours Catholique – Caritas France and ATD Quart Monde



Side event: Climate Change: One of the greatest human rights challenges of our time (Le Bourget, Hall 4, Observer Room 12)

Hosted by the Human Rights & Climate Change Working Group, Geneva Climate Change Concertation Group, CARE International, Center for International Environmental Law, Earthjustice, Franciscans International, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and Human Rights Watch        



Civil society action: Stand up for human rights (Le Bourget, TBD)



Side event: Climate change and human rights: focus on urban life, human rights and adaptation to climate change (Espace Générations Climat, Room 4)

Hosted by European Association of Geographers



Photo Exhibition and Film Screening: There Is No Time Left: Climate Change and Human Rights in Turkana County, Kenya (Espaces Générations Climat, Round House and Stand A28)

Hosted by Human Rights Watch



Side event: Agir contre le climat et promouvoir les droits humains: solutions pratiques (Espace Générations Climat, Room 1)

Hosted by the Human Rights & Climate Change Working Group and Réseau Climat & Développement



Human Rights Day Celebration at the Maloca (Point Ephemere, 200 quai de Valmy 75010 Paris)

Hosted by the Accra Caucus, Geneva Group, Human Rights & Climate Change Working Group, Indigenous Peoples Caucus, and REDD+ Safeguards Working Group