March 31, 2023

UN Adopts Vanuatu-led Resolution on Climate Change

The UN General Assembly has adopted a Vanuatu-led resolution calling for an advisory opinion from the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on climate change and human rights.

The resolution was tabled by Vanuatu and a core group of 17 countries, aiming to clarify what the obligations of states are in protecting the rights of current and future generations from the adverse effects of climate change.

Read more from Radio New Zealand International. story published 30 March 2023


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