Climate change poses an enormous threat to the exercise and enjoyment of human rights in Latin America. Climate impacts spell out a serious list of structural threats that cause harm to people’s lives and rights.
Adrian Martinez is the Director of La Ruta del Clima and is currently a Research Fellow at the IASS-Potsdam. He has been granted the International Climate Protection Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to research in public participation, human rights, and climate change governance.
He focuses his research and advocacy on public participation, human rights and climate change governance. He has a MA. on Environment, Development and Peace from the United Nations Mandate University for Peace and holds a Licentiate and a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Costa Rica.
He has participated in various international events as a speaker or guest lecturer and is a permanent writer who raises awareness of climate change issues. As a consultant, he has worked on various projects in the field of climate change, waste management and environmental policy-law.
To silence our claim for justice is to deny our right to a healthy environment. It would degrade our human dignity and our rights as persons.
Oxfam, Sustentabilidad Sin Fronteras and La Ruta del Clima organize a dialogue on Loss and Damage during the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference – SB56. This dialogue will explore the importance of centering loss and damage assessments on the agency and rights of local communities.
We invite you to the side event “Latin American Perspectives on Loss and Damage”. Representatives of civil society organizations from Latin America will join us in this participatory dialogue. Loss and damage is a crucial issue for Latin America but one that does not have a common position on the part of the governments of the region.
Faced with the climate inaction of world leaders, PASO Verde through its People Who Care (POC) program and La Ruta del Clima with the support of Oxfam; co-organize the virtual event Loss and Damage: Challenges post COP26.
Participatory dialogues on the rights of vulnerable communities in Latin America in light of climate change impacts. The events look to position Latin America political demands in the UNFCCC agenda regardinge loss and damage. Furthermore, it is an opportunity to listen to the human rights implications that climate impacts are having in Latin America. These events address the issues of loss and damage, adaptation limits, human mobility, and climate justice.
The event will present the report “Loss and damage at COP26: A Central American perspective”, an analysis of the international response to the adverse impacts generated by climate change and its importance for Central America. We will have the participation of representatives of affected communities and regional NGOs.
The Loss and Damage caused by climate change have a direct relationship with Climate (In) justice. A side event during the informal SB52 negotiations of the UNFCCC.
International protection for people crossing borders to safeguard their lives and wellbeing is part of the shared responsibility that the international community has agreed upon in the Paris Agreement and other human rights agreements.
Special Event at the UN Climate Change Dialogues 202. Climate Impacts: Responsibility and Justice is an event organized by AIDA and La Ruta del Clima.