Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh

University of the South Pacific, School of Law

Senior Lecturer in Environmental Law

Emalus Campus

Port Vila, Efate

Vanuatu

http://www.usp.ac.fj/index.php?id=6193

Leiden University

Leiden University Law Faculty

P.O. Box 9520

Leiden, 2300 RA

Netherlands

University of Cambridge, Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research

Affiliate

Trinity Ln

Cambridge, CB2 1TN

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

State Responsibility for Human Rights Violations Associated with Climate Change

Forthcoming, Routledge Handbook of Human Rights and Climate Governance, edited by Sébastien Jodoin, Sébastien Duyck and Alyssa Johl
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2017
Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh
University of the South Pacific, School of Law
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human rights, climate change, State responsibility, international law, extraterritorial obligations, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Paris Agreement

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When the Kids Put Climate Change on Trial: Youth-Focused Rights-Based Climate Litigation around the World

Larissa Parker, Juliette Mestre, Sebastien Jodoin & Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh, "When the Kids Put Climate Change on Trial: Youth Focused Rights-Based Climate Litigation around the World" (2022) 13:1 Journal of Human Rights and Environment 64
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2022
Larissa Parker, Juliette Mestre, Sébastien Jodoin and Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh
McGill University Faculty of law, McGill University - Faculty of Law, McGill University - Faculty of Law and University of the South Pacific, School of Law
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climate litigation; human rights; climate change; youth; children; disruptive dissent; activism

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The Paris Agreement: Some Critical Reflections on Process and Substance

University of New South Wales Law Journal, Vol. 39, No. 4, 2016
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Jan 2017
Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh and Curtis Doebbler
University of the South Pacific, School of Law and University of Makeni
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climate change, international law, UNFCCC, Paris Agreement, climate law, climate governance

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Taking Climate Justice into Our Own Hands: A Model Climate Compensation Act

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Feb 2017
Andrew Gage and Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh
West Coast Environmental Law and University of the South Pacific, School of Law
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Climate Change Liability, Climate Litigation, Climate Compensation Act, Climate Justice

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The Paris Agreement Implementation Blueprint: A Practical Guide to Bridging the Gap between Actions and Goal and Closing the Accountability Deficit (Part 1)

(2017) 25(2) Environmental Liability 114
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 14 Apr 2017
Tim Crosland, Aubrey Meyer and Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh
Plan B, Global Commons Institute and University of the South Pacific, School of Law
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Climate Change, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Paris Agreement, Climate Law, Climate Liability, Climate Litigation, Common but Differentiated Responsibilities, Right to Development, Climate Mitigation, Climate Adaptation, Climate Justice

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The State of the Netherlands v Urgenda Foundation: Distilling Best Practice and Lessons Learnt for Future Rights‐Based Climate Litigation

Wewerinke-Singh, M. & McCoach, A., 'The State of the Netherlands v Urgenda Foundation: Distilling Best Practice and Lessons Learnt for Future Rights‐Based Climate Litigation' (2021) Review of European, Comparative and International Environmental Law
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Mar 2021
Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh and Ashleigh McCoach
University of the South Pacific, School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Climate Change, climate change litigation, European Convention on Human Rights; human rights; climate justice

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Climate Change, Human Rights and the International Legal Order: The Role of the UN Human Rights Council

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Feb 2017
Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh
University of the South Pacific, School of Law
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Climate Change, Human Rights, UN Human Rights Council

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Rights-Based Approaches to Climate Decision-Making

Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Jul 2021
Sébastien Jodoin, Annalisa Savaresi and Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Eastern Finland, Center for Climate Change, Energy and Environmental Law and University of the South Pacific, School of Law
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climate change, human rights, UNFCCC, Paris Agreement, climate litigation

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Amicus Curiae Brief in the Case of the Indigenous Maya Q’Eqchi’ Agua Caliente Community V Guatemala - Caso De La Comunidad Indígena Maya Q'Eqchi' Agua Caliente Contra Guatemala (2022)

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Jun 2022
University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law, University of Canterbury, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Faculty of Law, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, Aix-Marseille University, University of Lincoln (UK) - Department of Law, BRAC University, School of Law, ANU Law School, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Liberty University - School of Law, Independent, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Faculty of Law, University of the South Pacific, School of Law and University of Otago
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Indigenous Peoples, self-determination, amicus curiae

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Protection of Climate Displaced Persons under International Law: A Case Study from Mataso Island, Vanuatu

Melbourne Journal of International Law, Vol. 19, No. 2, 2018
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Feb 2019
Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh and Tess Van Geelen
University of the South Pacific, School of Law and Queensland University of Technology - Faculty of Law
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Internal Displacement; Climate Displacement; International Law; UNFCCC; Loss and Damage; Pacific Islands

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Between Negotiations and Litigation: Vanuatu’s Perspective on Loss and Damage from Climate Change

Between Negotiations and Litigation: Vanuatu's Perspective on Loss and Damage from Climate Change, Climate Policy (2019)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Jul 2019
Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh and Diana Hinge Salili
University of the South Pacific, School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Loss and Damage, Vanuatu, Small Island Developing States, Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage, Climate Litigation, Climate Justice

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Human Rights and Climate Change Law: Added Value to Pacific Island States

(2015) 1 Journal of South Pacific Law E-1
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Feb 2017
Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh and Fitilagi Fa'anunu
University of the South Pacific, School of Law and Independent
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Climate Change, Human Rights, Pacific Island States, Small Island Developing States, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Paris Agreement

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The Paris Agreement Implementation Blueprint: Legal Avenues to Blueprint Implementation (Part 2)

(2017) 25(2) Environmental Liability
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Oct 2017
Tim Crosland, Aubrey Meyer and Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh
Plan B, Global Commons Institute and University of the South Pacific, School of Law
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Climate Change, Climate Law, Climate Liability, Paris Agreement, UNFCCC, Climate Change and Human Rights, Climate Litigation, Global Justice, Climate Justice

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A Right to Enjoy Culture in Face of Climate Change: Implications for 'Climate Migrants'

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Feb 2017
Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh
University of the South Pacific, School of Law
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Climate Change Migration, Climate Refugees, Human Rights, International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, Cultural Rights

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De Ontwikkeling en Implicaties van Kinder- en Mensenrechten op het Gebied van Klimaatverandering

Tijdschrift voor Jeugdrecht
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 May 2021 Last Revised: 19 May 2021
Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh, Jill Stein and Doek Jaap
University of the South Pacific, School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Rights of the child, climate change, Convention on the Rights of the Child; climate litigation

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Thinking Globally, Acting Regionally: The Case for a Pacific Climate Treaty

Pacific Islands Development Forum & Pacific Islands Climate Action Network
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh
University of the South Pacific, School of Law
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Climate Change, Climate Law, Climate Governance, Pacific Islands, Climate-Induced Migration, Climate Refugees, Statehood, International Law

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Remedies for Human Rights Violations Caused by Climate Change

Remedies for Human Rights Violations Caused by Climate Change, 16(3) Climate Law (2019) 224
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Jul 2019
Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh
University of the South Pacific, School of Law
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climate justice, right to a remedy, climate litigation, access to justice, human rights

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Pandemics, Planetary Health and Human Rights: Rethinking the Duty to Cooperate in the Face of Compound Global Crises

Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law 2022
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Feb 2022
Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh
University of the South Pacific, School of Law
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international law, international human rights law, international environmental law, COVID-19, loss and damage from climate change, international cooperation

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Exploring the Legal Basis of a Human Rights Approach to Climate Change

(2011) 10(1) Chinese Journal of International Law 141
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2017
Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh and Curtis Doebbler
University of the South Pacific, School of Law and University of Makeni
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Climate Change, Human Rights, International Human Rights Law, Human Rights Approach, State Responsibility

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Recent Developments in International Climate Change Law: Pacific Island Countries' Contributions

International Community Law Review
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Jul 2021
Sarah Mead and Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh
Victoria University of Wellington, Te Herenga Waka - Faculty of Law, Student/Alumni and University of the South Pacific, School of Law
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Pacific Islands, climate change, international law, Paris Agreement, Suva Declaration on Climate Change, Talanoa Dialogue, mitigation, loss and damage

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A human rights approach to energy: Realizing the rights of billions within ecological limits

Review of European, Comparative & International Environmental Law
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Aug 2021
Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh
University of the South Pacific, School of Law
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climate change, climate justice, energy, energy justice, human rights, Paris Agreement, SDGs

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Protecting Human Health from Climate Change: Legal Obligations and Avenues of Redress under International Law

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 05 May 2022
Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh and Curtis Doebbler
University of the South Pacific, School of Law and University of Makeni
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climate change, public health, human rights, redress, right to health

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Vessel for Drowning Persons? The Standard-Setting Potential of International Human Rights Litigation in Addressing Climate Displacement

Yearbook of International Disaster Law
Posted: 13 Jun 2022
Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh and Melina Antoniadis
University of the South Pacific, School of Law and Leiden University, Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, Students

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climate change, human rights, disaster law, litigation

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The Role of the UN Human Rights Council in Addressing Climate Change

(2014) 8(1) Human Rights and International Legal Discourse 13
Posted: 01 Nov 2017
Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh
University of the South Pacific, School of Law

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