February 2015 Newsletter

The twelfth newsletter on the work of the Independent Expert is now available. The newsletter describes Professor Knox's third annual report, which focuses on good practices in the use of human rights obligations relating to the environment.  He will present the report to the Human Rights Council on Monday, March 9. 

The newsletter also notes upcoming events that the Independent Expert will be involved in, for example, a panel discussion on climate change and human rights on March 6.  The newsletter also includes an invitation to the upcoming interdisciplinary conference on "the human face of environmental inequality" at Wake Forest University March 26th and 27th.

Additionally, the newsletter provides a link to the joint statement  on climate change issued by UN special rapporteurs and independent experts on Human Rights Day.

The newsletter is available here.