Open Letter for Disability Justice in Climate Action

DPA and SustainedAbility have gained the support of Greenpeace New Zealand, Oxfam New Zealand, 350 Aotearoa, 350 Pacific and OraTaiao: New Zealand Climate and Health Council in calling for all infrastructure projects, including green infrastructure and transport, to be fully accessible and uphold the rights of disabled people.


The climate organisations have signed an Open Letter urging the government to respect its commitments under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities when considering infrastructure development, ‘Shovel Ready Projects’, and the Accessible Streets Package.