Embattled Pacific Island States build heft for climate push

The Rainbow Warrior II is welcomed by the Council of Chiefs in Erromango and Port Vila, Vanuatu (Photo: Greenpeace/Bianca Vitale)

Legal and scientific experts, government officials and representatives from civil society organisations from across the Pacific came together in Fiji recently to begin the momentous task of mounting a first-of-its-kind legal push to get the world’s top court to issue an authoritative pronouncement on the obligations of nations in the deepening climate crisis.

A ‘writeshop’ kick-started the first stage of the process of drafting submissions to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). 

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