UNSR Report: Civic Space and Climate Justice

Exercise of the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association as essential to advancing climate justice

Published: July 2021

In this report, the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association Clément N. Voule, discusses key threats and challenges facing climate defenders. The report explains how assembly and association rights are critical to advancing climate action and ensuring a just transition to a greener and more sustainable future.

In October 2021, UNSR Voule discussed his findings during a launch event of his new thematic report. You can watch highlights of this event here.