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CIEL’s Guides on Leveraging UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies for Climate Campaigning

Geographic relevance: Global

Language: English

Data type: Legal references

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1. Background Note: Opportunities Offered by the Reporting Procedure of UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies: This briefing note provides a short overview of the reporting procedure of UN Treaty Bodies and describes the different stages of the process and opportunities for civil society to provide input.

2. Guidance Note: Preparation of a Parallel Report to a UN Human Rights Treaty Body on the Topic of Climate Change and Human Rights: This provides guidance on the drafting of a parallel report to UN Treaty Bodies to influence their review of the State’s compliance with its treaty obligations. It explains how to identify the key climate issues for the relevant State and to highlight the linkages between national climate (in)action and the State’s human rights obligations.

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