WikiForHumanRights/Topic List

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#WikiForHumanRights 2022: Right to a healthy environment

This page includes a list of priority topics identified by UN Human Rights and UNEP that are in scope for bonus points. If you want further inspiration, see the list from last year.


Human rights

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1 right to a healthy environment human right proposed by environmental groups + + + + + + + + + + + + - - + 13 Q105429329 5 +
2 children's rights human rights of children + + - + + + + - + + + + + + + 13 Q8354948 3 +
3 right to life belief that a human being has an essential right to live + + + + + + + + + + + + + - + 14 Q25822 5 +
4 Right to food human right protecting the right of people to feed themselves in dignity + + - + + + + - - - - - - - + 7 Q25616 4 +
5 right to health human right described in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and many other documents + - + - + + + - - - + + - + + 9 Q2919435 3 +
6 Human right to water and sanitation Human right recognized by the United Nations General Assembly in 2010 + - + + + + + + - - + - - - + 9 Q1138853 5
7 women's rights rights claimed for women and girls worldwide + + - + + + + + + + + + + + + 14 Q223569 7 +
8 human rights activist person who acts to protect human rights + + - + + + + + + - - + - - + 10 Q1476215 6 +
9 intergenerational equity term + - - + + + + - + - - + - - + 8 Q1502025 2
10 feminization of poverty set of poverty phenomena that most frequently affect women + + - + + + + - + - + - - - + 9 Q1404505 0
11 Escazu Agreement international treaty signed in 2018 + - + + + + + - + + + + - - + 11 Q56761730 6 +
12 International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights covenant adopted in 1966 by United Nations General Assembly resolution + + - + + + + + + - + + + - + 12 Q457862 15 +
13 International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families UN convention adopted in 1990 - - - + + + + + + - + + - - - 8 Q1203898 13 +
14 intergenerational equity term + - - + + + + - + - - + - - + 8 Q1502025 2
15 environmental racism environmental injustice that occurs within a racialized context both in practice and policy. + + + + + + + - + - + + - - + 11 Q2491965 2 +
16 Business and human rights key concept and field of work in human rights - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 0 Q106132918 3
17 environmental conflict disagreement around natural resources + - - + + + + - - - - - - - - 5 Q5683226 4
18 environmental justice term + + - + + + + - - - - + - - - 7 Q1479527 2
19 Environmental Rule of Law application of rule of law to the fields of environment and sustainability - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 0 Q111317919 1
20 access to information ability for an individual to seek, receive, and impart information effectively + - - - + - - - - - - - - - - 2 Q55603120 1
21 future generation generations to come in the future + - - + + + + - - - + - - - + 7 Q18922736 1
22 access to justice providing legal services to populations that may otherwise have difficulty obtaining legal advice and representation + - - - + - + - - - - - - - - 3 Q28135689 3
23 precautionary principle risk management strategy emphasizing caution in scientific proceedings + + - + + + + + + - + - - - + 10 Q515255 3
24 Extraterritorial Obligations obligations in human rights law - - - - + - - - - - - - - - - 1 Q111326296 0
25 Montevideo Environmental Law Programme program by UNEP to review legal standards on law and environment - - - - + - - - - - - - - - - 1 Q111660962 3
Σ → Autolist 20 11 6 18 23 19 20 8 13 5 13 13 4 3 16 192 avg: 8\13\51% 99  


Biodiversity Loss

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1 Convention on Biological Diversity international treaty + - - + + + + + + - + + + - + 11 Q152805 7 +
2 Nagoya Protocol global treaty on biological diversity + - - + + + + + + - + - - - + 9 Q1963613 9 +
3 Indigenous land rights rights of indigenous people to customary land + + - - + - - - - - - - - - - 3 Q17005571 2 +
4 land defender type of environmental, and often an Indigenous rights, activist - - - - + - - - - - - - - - - 1 Q82813140 3
5 environmental impact of agriculture agriculture's impact on the environment. + + - - + + + - - - - - - - + 6 Q5381236 2
6 biodiversity loss extinction of species worldwide, and also the local reduction or loss of species in a certain habitat + + + + + + + - + - + - - - - 9 Q18466271 4 +
7 overfishing the act whereby fish stocks are depleted to unacceptable levels, regardless of water body size + + + + + + + + + + + + - - + 13 Q331828 6 +
8 decline in insect populations ecological trend + - - + + + + - - - + - - - - 6 Q61707847 1 +
9 zoonosis pathogenic disease that can be transmitted from one animal species to another (or human) + + - + + + + + + + + + + - + 13 Q182672 7 +
10 land defender type of environmental, and often an Indigenous rights, activist - - - - + - - - - - - - - - - 1 Q82813140 3
11 Aarhus Convention UNECE Convention on Access to Information + + - + + + + + + - - + - - - 9 Q301336 7
12 ecosystem services benefits created by nature, forests and environmental systems + + + + + + + + + - + + + - + 13 Q295865 2 +
13 nature-based solutions sustainable management and use of nature for tackling socio-environmental challenges + - - - + + + + - - - - - - - 5 Q2421934 1
14 Special rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples UN Special Rapporteur first create in 2001 - - - - + - - - - - - - - - - 1 Q111317938 1
15 Indigenous and community conserved area spaces de facto governed by indigenous peoples or local communities + - - - + - + - - - - - - - - 3 Q17079658 2 +
16 Via Campesina organization + + - + + + + + + - + - - - + 10 Q1301290 5 +
17 Declaration on the Rights of Peasants United Nations General Assembly resolution - - - - + + + - - - - - - - - 3 Q59915946 4
18 over exploitation harvesting a renewable resource to the point of diminishing returns + + - + + + + - - - + - + - + 9 Q3050262 7 +
19 ecological resilience capacity of an ecosystem to respond to a perturbation or disturbance by resisting damage and recovering quickly + + - + + + + + + - + - - - + 10 Q4105196 4
20 traditional ecological knowledge indigenous and other traditional knowledge of local resources + - - - + + - - - - - - + - + 5 Q7832334 2
21 area-based conservation approach to conservation important in international agreements - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 0 Q111326284 1
Σ → Autolist 16 10 3 11 20 15 15 9 9 2 10 5 5 0 10 140 avg: 7\9\44% 80  


Pollution

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1 agricultural pollution type of pollution caused by agriculture + + - - + + - - - - + - - - + 6 Q4693969 4 +
2 air pollution presence of dangerous substances in the atmosphere + + + + + + + + + + + + + - + 14 Q131123 8 +
3 plastic pollution plastic products in the environment + + - + + + + + - - - + + - + 10 Q7202090 6 +
4 water pollution contamination of water bodies + + - + + + + + + + + + + - + 13 Q183129 6 +
5 mining and human rights intersectional topic, related to mining's impact on human rights - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 0 Q111317971 0
6 marine pollution pollution that gets thrown in the oceans + + - + + + + - + + + + + - + 12 Q1058325 2 +
7 marine plastic pollution environmental pollution by plastics - - - + + + - - - - - - - - - 3 Q55951346 2
8 soil contamination pollution of land by human-made chemicals or other alteration + + - + + + + + + - + + + - + 12 Q212734 3 +
9 Special Rapporteur on Toxics and Human Rights UN Special Rapporteur - - - - + - - - - - - - - - - 1 Q111317993 1
10 Basel Convention international treaty to prevent transfer of hazardous waste from developed to less developed countries + + - + + + + + + - - + - - + 10 Q775865 7 +
11 Energy poverty and cooking + - - - + - - - - - - - - - - 2 Q106936195 1
12 Sacrifice zone - - - - + + - - - - - - - - - 2 Q18353204 0
13 circular economy regenerative system in which resource input and waste, emission, and energy leakage, are minimised + + - + + + + + + - + + + - + 12 Q497743 5 +
Σ → Autolist 9 8 1 8 12 10 7 6 6 3 6 7 6 0 8 97 avg: 7\6\50% 45  


Climate change

This year, we are deemphasizing climate change in our new list, however, for the competition and writing projects: we welcome creating content from the 2021 list: WikiForHumanRights_Challenge/List_of_articles

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1 loss and damage LLost + - - + + - + - - - - - - - - 4 Q59760762 14
2 Paris Agreement international agreement from 12 December 2015 within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) dealing with greenhouse gas emissions mitigation, adaptation and finance starting in the year 2020 + + + + + + + + + + + + + - + 14 Q21707860 17 +
3 Climate financing needs in the land sector under the Paris Agreement: An assessment of developing country perspectives scholarly article - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 0 Q1668341 11
4 climate change vulnerability assessment of relative vulnerability to climate change and its effects + - - - + + + - - - - - - - - 4 Q104834114 3
5 climate litigation legal proceedings meant to address climate change through judicial proceedings + - + + + + + - - + + + - - - 9 Q29639359 4 +
6 climate justice term linking the climate crisis with environmental and social justice + + + + + + + + - + + - - - + 11 Q1291678 7 +
7 human rights and climate change framework for addressing climate change + - + - + + + - - + + + - - - 8 Q13861074 4 +
8 climate crisis crisis due to climate change + - + + + + - + - + - - - - + 8 Q60933643 4 +
9 climate movement social movement for climate action + - + - + - - - - - - - - - - 3 Q18746339 5
10 geoengineering deliberate and large-scale intervention in the Earth’s climate system + + - + + + + + + + + + + - + 13 Q921851 4 +
11 IPCC Sixth Assessment Report intergovernmental report on climate change + - - + + + + + - - + + - - - 8 Q103843442 10 +
12 common but differentiated responsibility - - - - + + - - - + - - - - - 3 Q28135011 0
Σ → Autolist 10 3 6 7 11 9 8 5 2 7 6 5 2 0 4 85 avg: 7\6\47% 83  


People and organizations

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1 Marcos A. Orellana (?) Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights - - - - + - - - - - - - - - - 1 Q111591442 1
2 Fatih Birol (b. 1958) Turkish economist and energy expert + - - + + - + - - - + - + - + 7 Q476938 15 +
3 Başkut Tuncak (?) UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and hazardous substances - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 0 Q94531846 10 +
4 David R. Boyd (b. 1964) Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 0 Q106492968 11
5 Marc Pallemaerts (1960-2014) Belgian environmental lawyer - - - - + - - - - - - - - - - 1 Q59524619 5
6 Calin Georgescu (b. 1962) Romanian official - - - - + - - - - - - - - - - 1 Q5021363 15
7 Okechukwu Ibeanu (?) Nigerian diplomat - - - - + - - - - - - - - - - 1 Q16730012 7
8 Fatma Zohra Ksentini (?) former Special Rapporteur of Toxic Wastes + - - - + - + - - - + - - - - 4 Q43681688 6
9 Elizabeth Maruma Mrema (b. 1957) Tanzanian biodiversity leader and lawyer + - - + + - + - - - + - - - - 5 Q89678372 15 +
10 Patricia Espinosa (b. 1958) Mexican diplomat + - - + + + + + + - + + - - - 9 Q58082 16 +
11 Victoria Tauli-Corpuz (b. 20. century) development consultant and international indigenous activist - - - + + - + - - - + - - - - 4 Q17013310 9 +
12 José Francisco Calí Tzay (b. 1961) Guatemalan diplomat - - - + + + - - - - - - - - - 3 Q87769624 8
13 James Anaya (b. 1960) human rights professor - - - + + + - - - - + - - - - 4 Q6128693 12 +
14 John H. Knox (?) United Nations special rapporteur - - - - + - - - - - + - - - + 3 Q56752480 7
15 Leo Heller (1876-1941) German author - - - + - - - - - - - - - - - 1 Q1818599 12
16 Catarina de Albuquerque (1540-1614) Portuguese woman in Colonial Brazil - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 0 Q104180677 12
17 Ian Fry (?) Special Rapporteur on human rights and climate change - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 0 Q111591437 2
18 Champions of the Earth award - - - + + + + - - - + - - - - 5 Q1061450 4
19 Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity environmental award - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 0 Q100320009 5
20 Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense nonprofit environmental law organization - - - - + - - - - - + - - - - 2 Q16820932 3
21 Earthjustice organization - - - - + - + - - - + - - - + 4 Q3046469 8 +
22 Greenpeace non-governmental environmental organization + + + + + + + + + - + + + + + 14 Q81307 28 +
23 Friends of the Earth international network of environmental movements + + + + + + + + + - + - - - + 11 Q196232 10 +
24 Global Witness British NGO + - - + + - + - - - + + - - + 7 Q3108981 9 +
25 Universal Rights Group   nonprofit organization in Geneva, Switzerland - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 0 Q61931059 4
26 Center for International Environmental Law organization + - - + + - - - - - - - - - - 3 Q5059709 9
27 Forest Peoples Programme organization - - - + + - + - - - + - - - - 4 Q5469075 11
28 Front Line Defenders human rights organization in Dublin, Ireland + + + + + + + + - - - + - - + 10 Q5505792 9
29 EarthRights International American nonprofit organization + - - + + - + + - - + - - - - 6 Q50323957 9
30 Minority Rights Group International organization + - - - + - + - - - - - - - - 3 Q3315580 8
31 Indigenous Peoples Rights International Indigenous rights organization - - - - + - - - - - - - - - - 1 Q111591440 2
32 Fridays for Future international youth movement for climate action + + + + + + + + + + + + - - + 13 Q60674974 14 +
Σ → Autolist→ timeline 12 4 4 16 25 8 15 6 4 1 16 5 2 1 8 127 avg: 4\8\26% 296  


Youth Activists identified by UNICEF

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1 Eric Njuguna (?) Youth climate activist from Kenya - - - - + - - - - - - - - - - 1 Q111595883 3
2 Ezekiel Nyanfor (?) Liberian youth activist - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 0 Q111596079 2
3 Kiara Ordóñez Olazábal (?) youth climate activist from Peru - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 0 Q111661123 3
4 Raeesah Noor-Mahomed (?) Youth climate activist from South Africa - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 0 Q111661104 3
5 Evelyn Acham (?) youth climate activist from Uganda - - - - + - - - - - - - - - - 1 Q111661101 6
6 Maria Reyes (?) Mexican youth climate activist - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 0 Q111661074 4
7 Xiomara Acevedo (?) Colombian climate activist; founder and CEO of Barranquilla +20 + - + + + + + - - - + - - - - 7 Q111522104 5
8 Dante Vergara (?) Chilean Youth Climate activist - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 0 Q106385828 3
9 Aditya Mukarji (?) Indian climate activist - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 0 Q101468951 7
10 Abhiir Bhalla (?) Indian Youth Activist - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 0 Q111661015 2
11 Ridhima Pandey (b. 2009) Indian climate activist + + + + + + + - + - + + - - - 10 Q90815782 7
Σ → Autolist 2 1 2 2 4 2 2 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 19 avg: 2\1\12% 45