The violation of the right to exist by climate change: the case of the Inuit indigenous population

Polzella, Carolina (A.A. 2020/2021) The violation of the right to exist by climate change: the case of the Inuit indigenous population. Tesi di Laurea in International organization and human rights, Luiss Guido Carli, relatore Francesco Cherubini, pp. 147. [Master's Degree Thesis]

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Who are indigenous people? The term "indigenous people" under international law. Historical background of indigenous people. Cultural diversity. Land and territory: holistic conception and source of life. Indigenous people sources of law: instruments over their land. The America declaration of human rights and duties of man and the American convention on human rights. ILO convention no. 169. The United Nations declaration of the right of indigenous people (UNDRIP). The American declaration on the rights of indigenous people. Arctic council. Inuit as a people. Who are the Inuit? The meaning of culture. Living on the land. Inuit petition to the inter-American commission on human rights. Content of the petition. Climate change in the Arctic. Role of the United States. The rights violations effect of global warming on Inuit population. The violation of the right to enjoy the benefit of culture. The violation of the right to life. The violation of the right of subsistence. The results of the petition. Human rights and climate change: evolution after 2005. The human rights council resolution of 2009 and 2011. The Arctic Athabaskan council’s petition to the inter-American commission: an example of success? New relevant developments for climate change litigation in the context of human rights. Human rights-based approach to climate change: the challenges still facing.


Bibliografia: pp. 125-136.

Thesis Type: Master's Degree Thesis
Institution: Luiss Guido Carli
Degree Program: Master's Degree Programs > Master's Degree Program in International Relations (LM-62)
Chair: International organization and human rights
Thesis Supervisor: Cherubini, Francesco
Thesis Co-Supervisor: Pellegrino, Gianfranco
Academic Year: 2020/2021
Session: Autumn
Deposited by: Alessandro Perfetti
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2022 15:15
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2022 15:15


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