28th session of the Working Group

The Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent public session on Environmental Justice, the Climate Crisis and People of African Descent has been rescheduled and will be held in Geneva from 22 to 26 March 2021.

This thematic session will involve specific focus on this timely issue, specifically with respect to people of African descent, and discuss human rights solutions to address environmental injustice, racial disparities, unequal protection and the unique impact of the climate crisis and environmental racism on people of African descent. It will involve a comprehensive look at various aspects of environmental racism and the climate crisis locally and globally.