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Restoring Dignity

Climate Change and Sustainable Development Goals: Perspectives of the South African Human Rights Commission

08 November 2016

Presentation by Commissioner Mohamed Ameermia, SAHRC Chairperson (Acting)

The UNFCCC refers to climate change as ‘[a] change of climate which is attributed directly or indirectly to human activity that alters the composition of the global atmosphere and which is in addition to natural climate variability observed over comparable time periods’. Read more

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The Human Rights Commission is the national institution established to support constitutional democracy. It is committed to promote respect for, observance of and protection of human rights for everyone without fear or favour.

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