Human Rights Submissions
July 1, 2020 - Just Planet joins Canadian NGOs calling for UN Committee on the Rights of the Child to question Canada about failures on climate change. Children argue Canada's inaction threatens their rights to life, liberty, security and equality.
Joint Submission by Just Planet, the Center for International Environmental Law, Amnesty International, Greenpeace International Earthjustice, the Human Rights Consortium (U London), the David Suzuki Foundation, and Ecojustice to the UN Human Rights Committee regarding draft General Comment No. 36 on article 6 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (right to life)
'States’ Obligations to Stabilize the Climate for the Life, Survival and Development of Children and Future Generations.' Submission by Just Planet for consideration by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child during its Day of General Discussion on children’s rights and the environment, 23 September 2016.
'The Scope and Nature of Children’s Right to life in relation to Climate Change.' Joint Submission of Justice for Girls International & Just Planet for consideration by the UN Human Rights Committee half day of General Discussion on the preparation for a General Comment on Article 6 (Right to Life) of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, Palais des Nations, Room XIX – 14 July 2015
The Working Group on Indigenous Peoples of the University of the Andes, Venezuela, with the support of Just Planet make a submission to the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples on the promotion and protection of the rights of indigenous peoples with respect their cultural heritage, including through their participation in political and public life.