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The 2010 Social Forum - Climate change and human rights

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Independent Expert on human rights and extreme poverty

Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity

Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights

Consultation on the draft of the guiding principles: "Extreme poverty and human rights: the rights of the poor"

Human rights dimension of poverty


The 2010 Social Forum, 4 – 6 October 2010

Day 1: Setting the scene: The adverse effects of climate change on the full
enjoyment of human rights, including the right to life and
 economic, social and cultural rights

Opening of the Social Forum

Human-rights and climate change

Human rights concerns of specific vulnerable groups, in particular indigenous communities, women, children and internally displaced persons with a special focus on economic, social and cultural right

Day 2: Measures and actions: Addressing the impact of climate change on
the full enjoyment of human rights, including on most vulnerable groups,
 particularly women and children

National level measures and actions

Regional and international level measures and actions

Statements during interactive discussion: Bolivia


- 5 October 2010
- 6 October 2010

Day 3: The way forward: rights-based approach to climate change

Social Dimension and good governance aspects of climate change negotiations

Green economy and technology transfer

Closing Remarks of the Chairperson-Rapporteur

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