Health and Human Rights in the Climate Crisis: Charting Challenges and Solutions Conference
October 21 - October 29
USC IIGH is a proud co-organizer of Health and Human Rights in the Climate Crisis: Charting Challenges and Solutions, a virtual conference taking place Oct. 21–29, 2021, to showcase the research, policies and practice of experts, researchers, practitioners, and activists from around the globe in addressing the health and rights impacts of climate change.
As part of the conference, on Oct. 21, USC IIGH Director Sofia Gruskin will host “Climate Change, Health and Human Rights: Discriminatory Impacts and Effective Responses,” a session on the impacts of climate change experienced by populations already suffering discrimination and marginalization, including indigenous peoples, minorities, migrants, LGBT communities, individuals with disabilities, and more. Featured panelists include: Rajat Khosla, senior director of research, advocacy and policy at Amnesty International; Mijin Cha, a globally recognized expert on the intersection of labor movements and climate change; and Noelene Nabulivou, an activist and spokesperson from Fiji on climate change, sustainable development and gender equality.