SR on Climate Change – NHRIs Roundtable Consultation

22 June, 09:30-10:30 CET – Hybrid format (In person in Geneva and online on Zoom)

Register here – Deadline 21 June


The UN Special Rapporteur on Climate Change, Ian Fry in partnership with GANHRI, is inviting NHRIs to a roundtable consultation to be held on 22 June from 9:30-10:30 CET in a hybrid format. The consultation can be followed in person in Geneva or online on Zoom.

The SR on Climate Change will present his first annual report to the upcoming 50th Human Rights Council session introducing the 8 key themes he identified for his mandate which will shape his activities in the next three years.

The consultation will be an important opportunity to showcase the role of NHRIs around the world in relation to climate change and human rights, and share experiences and good practices and comment on how NHRIs can contribute to SR’s work in relation to the 8 key themes.


  • Opening and welcome: GANHRI & Special Rapporteur
  • Presentation by the Special Rapporteur
  • Presentation by the GANHRI Caucus & sharing of NHRI experiences
  • Discussion – including exchange on priorities and cooperation moving forward
  • Conclusions & next steps

The meeting will be held in English only.