IUCN Training for Pacific Island Magistrates

04 June 2008 | News story

On 4 June, the IUCN Regional Office for Oceania presented training on human rights and the environment for lay magistrates from Tuvalu, Kiribati, Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands.

The training session formed part of a human rights training program organised by the UNDP Regional Rights Resource Team. The training session introduced participants to the linkages between human rights and the environment; explored key human rights and environment issues in the Pacific islands region, including climate change; reviewed key legal instruments, including international human rights conventions and national constitutions; and, discussed the integration of human rights and environmental issues into the practice of lay magistrates.

For more information, or to request copies of training materials, please email pepe.clarke@iucn.org.


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