Right here, right now the Global Climate Alliance with support from the United Nations Global Partner for Human Rights is launching the Human Rights Climate Pledges and World Summit

The framework of human rights climate commitments will be met by University of Colorado Boulder and revealed on COP 28 in Dubai as an appeal to the 193 Member States and other bodies around the world to fast track aid for people in vulnerable situations.

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SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt, November 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — At the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 27)Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Alliance, a multi-year international climate justice initiative supported by the United Nations Human Rights and created by David Clark Causeannounced the launch of a ground-breaking new initiative for rights-based climate action, the Human Rights Climate Commitments (HRCC).

Inspired by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other human rights instruments, the first draft of commitments will result from the inaugural Right Here, Right Now Climate Summit to be held 1-4 December 2022 in the University of Colorado Boulder. The summit includes the participation of iconic climate and human rights advocates, including the Irish President Mary Robinsonwho also served as the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights from 1997-2002. Learn more here and register.

The upcoming Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit is the first of its kind, and they will participate and contribute to the summit and historic development of human rights and climate commitments.

“UN Human Rights is proud to be a Global Partner of the Global Climate Alliance Right Here, Right Now – a human rights initiative committed to promoting and promoting the rights of people around the world who are suffering from the devastating effects of climate change. Tackling the climate crisis will require a whole-of-society effort. That’s why UN Human Rights is so excited to join the Global Climate Alliance Right Here, Right Now and see its new initiatives grow and develop in the coming years,” he said. Benjamin Schachterhead of the UN Human Rights Group on Environment and Climate Change.

“The United Nations continues to inform the world of the sobering statistics showing how women, children, indigenous peoples, the poor and the marginalized are suffering the most as climate catastrophe escalates. Building human rights commitments for climate will provide a unique human rights framework for government and business leaders, human rights defenders, climate experts, universities and others to take critical action to address climate change and help the people most affected by it,” he said . David ClarkeFounder and CEO of Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Alliance and CEO of David Clark Cause.

The Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Alliance works with its global partner the United Nations on Human Rights and University of Colorado Boulder to improve understanding of the human rights crisis that climate change represents and to urgently call for more ambitious efforts to address it. The Human Rights Climate Commitments will play a key role as an ambitious and defining living document, including concrete commitments that governments at all levels, companies and universities will be asked to make to prevent and minimize the negative impacts of climate change. climate change and dealing with its effects. Human rights climate commitments will be periodically reviewed and updated to reflect the highest human rights standards and the latest scientific information.

“Human rights climate commitments are based on the human rights framework that establishes specific obligations and responsibilities to respect and protect human rights, including in the context of climate change,” said the CU Distinguished Professor of International Law. S. James Anaya, who is the chairman of the summit’s steering committee and the former UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples. “What distinguishes the commitments is that many sectors are involved. The threat of climate change to our survival requires a concerted effort from all of us.”

From its launch in autumn 2021 on COP 26, the Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Alliance has already emerged as the largest public-private partnership to address climate change as a human rights issue, bringing together human rights experts, scientists, business leaders, NGOs, academics, advocates and people around the world in the fight for rights-based climate action to preserve our shared future. In addition to the Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit and Human Rights Climate Commitments, next year the alliance will introduce global initiatives with best-in-class partners in sports, music, education and technology.

The Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Alliance has garnered support from celebrities including; Leonardo di Caprio, Quincy Jones, Celine DionCher, Jeff Bridges, Camila Cabello, Ellen DeGeneres, Edward Norton, Annie Lennox, Cyndi LauperPitbull, LL Cool J, Josh StoneKesha, and Jack Black to name just a few. The superstar coalition is right here, right now COP27 The UN Human Rights Campaign aims to collectively reach a milestone of over half a billion people through Twitter, Instagram and Facebook followers. For more information, visit: www.righthererightnow.global

Rebecca Alperin
Right here, right now Global Climate Alliance

Candace Smith
University of Colorado Boulder
Right here, right now World Climate Summit


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