Environmental Justice, the Climate Crisis and people of African descent


Published:
September 2021
Author:
Working Group of experts on people of African descent
Presented:
Human Rights Council, 48th session
Link:
A/HRC/48/78 (Advanced edited version)

In the present report, the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent presents its conclusions and recommendations of its twenty-eighth session, on “Environmental justice, the climate crisis and people of African descent”, held from 24 to 26 March 2021. The Working Group provides guidance on how to effectively address environmental injustice, racial disparities, unequal protection and the unique impact of the climate crisis and environmental racism on people of African descent.

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The submissions received in response to the WGEPAD’s call for input on Environmental Justice, the Climate Crisis and people of African descent will be made available soon.


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