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The “Just Transition”: People in Poverty and Sustainable Development

Submission, 10 June 2020

The Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Mr. Olivier De Schutter, intends to dedicate his report to the 75th session of the General Assembly, to be presented in October 2020, to the question of how the human rights of people in poverty can be incorporated in the national plans aimed at putting the economy on a "greener" path, mitigating climate change and preserving and enhancing biodiversity.

In this consultation, we focus on two specific questions (2.1 and 4.2) as they relate to the developing work IHRB is undertaking in two key areas: the Built Environment and Just Transitions.

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