Finland: Foreign Minister Haavisto discusses the impacts of climate change on human rights with young African advocates and Finnish UN Youth Delegates

NordenBladet — On Monday 17 May, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs will host a virtual dialogue on measures to avoid the adverse human rights effects of climate change.

The Foreign Minister of Finland, Pekka Haavisto, will discuss the topic with UN Youth Delegates of Finland and young advocates from Eastern Africa.The structure of the event builds on the Finnish innovative concept, called Timeout. Timeout dialogue offers tools for facilitated discussion for people from different backgrounds. The aim is to foster a feeling of inclusion between the participants and to reach a better understanding of different views. The discussion will be moderated by Laura Arikka, Chief Executive Officer at Timeout Foundation.Human rights impacts of climate change prioritised in Finland’s campaign to be elected to UN Human Rights Council


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