Report of the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent at UNHRC 48

Environmental justice, the climate crisis and people of African descent

This report is from the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent and presents its conclusions and recommendations of its twenty-eighth session, on “Environmental justice, the climate crisis and people of African descent”, held from 24 to 26 March 2021. The Working Group provides guidance on how to effectively address environmental injustice, racial disparities, unequal protection and the unique impact of the climate crisis and environmental racism on people of African descent. The report also includes an overview of the Working Group’s other activities over the past year.

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