2nd Climate Change & Human Rights Public Hearing (Part 2 of 4)

Video | May 23, 2018

23 May 2018 – The second in a series of hearings in the Philippines into the responsibility of fossil fuel companies for human rights harms resulting from climate change. Over the course of two days, there was a combination of testimonies from international legal experts, national government and local coastal community representatives, marine scientists, agriculturists and other resource speakers.

Resource speakers:

Name

Position/Organization

Topic

Timestamp

Dr. Mudjekeewis D. Santos

Scientist II, National Fisheries Research and Development Institute Focal Person, BFAR Adaptation and Mitigation Initiative in Agriculture (AMIA)

To present the impacts of climate change on the fisheries

1:13:00 - 2:19:00

Usec. Segfredo Serrano

Undersecretary for Policy and Planning, Department of Agriculture

To share the impacts of climate change on the agriculture sector

1:13:40 - 2:09:21

Michael Addo

Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame, Director of the Law Program at the London Global Gateway, and Member of United Nations’ Working Group on Business and Human Rights

Mr. Michael Addo

(Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame, Director of the Law Program at the London Global Gateway, and Member of United Nations’ Working Group on Business and Human Rights)

To explain the issue of human rights responsibility of transnational corporations and other business enterprises

2:22:24 - 3:36:40

The second in a series of hearings in the Philippines into the responsibility of fossil fuel companies for human rights harms resulting from climate change.