24 Nov 2023

Global leaders pressured to do more for the climate-displaced

From , 6:00 am on 24 November 2023
Pacific Islands activists protest demanding climate action and loss and damage reparations at COP27 in Egypt

Global leaders are being urged to adopt a new legal framework to support climate-displaced people and guarantee their human rights at COP28. Photo: DOMINIKA ZARZYCKA/AFP

Human Rights Centre - The International Center for Advocates Against Discrimination, or ICAAD wants to ensure climate-frontline communities won't be neglected.

RNZ Pacific's Eleisha Foon spoke with Director and change facilitator at ICCAD, Erin Thomas about the legal framework, created by 40 indigenous climate activists and researchers from various Pacific nations.

The United Nations Climate Change Conference is being held in Dubai from November 30 to December 12th.