ASEAN Human Rights Commission Workshop

On September 26-27, John Knox participated in a workshop on human rights, environment and climate change in Mandalay, Myanmar.  The workshop was organized by the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights, and was the second annual workshop on human rights and the environment.  Knox emphasized the importance of integrating human rights observance into environmental policies, including climate policies.  Other speakers included Matthew Baird, Nay Htun, Vitit Muntarbhorn, and Dinah Shelton.