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The 4th International Conference on Human Rights & Human Development, 15-16 August 2011

Abstract Submission Title: Mr. Name: Henry Surname: Sylvain Position: Founder Institution/Organization: Mass Action Demand (informal organization/movement) Address: Gatineau, QC, CANADA Email: sylvain.henry@gmail.com Phone: +1-613-600-5323

Title of Paper: Human Rights Approach on Trans-National Hazardous Environmental Program Abstract (300 words max): This paper focuses on the issues of human rights violations across nations due to hazardous environmental program, the aerosol spraying geoengineering as part of weather modification. Using existing documents and available independent research, the methods of weather modification and their potential impact on human security are explored. In this study, 241 concerned citizens from 25 countries around the world completed a questionnaire on aerosol spraying geoengineering program, reporting what they think regarding this program and its motive, in connection with their perspective about the national leaders awareness and the reason of relevant actors silence that have critical role in this program. The environmental justice framework is used to analyze the stratospheric aerosol injection schemes in nations who undergo this program. The necessity to strengthen international norms protecting human rights to a safe and sound environment is a requisite for human development.

*The paper is being written by the Mass Action Demand (MAD) team. We thank the members who contributed in this research and their assistance with this study, particularly Eri Hariono, Sylvain Henry. **Corresponding author. Mass Action Demand, an informal organization based in Gatineau, QC, CANADA. Tel.: +1-613-600-5323. Contact person: Mr. Sylvain Henry (sylvain.henry@gmail.com)

The 4th International Conference on Human Rights & Human Development, 15-16 August 2011