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Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Environmental Policy & Law. 2005, Vol. 35 Issue 4/5, p211-220. 10p.

Abstract: The article presents several articles related to environmental policy and law published in several journals. The articles include "The Right of Everyone to the Enjoyment of the Highest Attainable Standard of Physical and Mental Health", "Right to Drink...

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United Nations Activities.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Environmental Policy & Law. 2004, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p224-255. 32p.

Abstract: Discusses various activities of the United Nations related to environmental policy and law. Establishment of international liability for transboundary harm; Historical insight into the United Nations Environment Programme; Adoption of a resolution prom...

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United Nations Activities.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Environmental Policy & Law. 2003, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p244-257. 14p.

Abstract: Presents news briefs pertaining to the United Nations as of December 2003. Approval of ethic guidelines for transnational corporations; Responsibilities of transnational corporations and other business enterprises with regard to human rights; Highligh...

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Measuring human rights: The challenges for the information society.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Statistical Journal of the UN Economic Commission for Europe. 2002, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p277. 18p.

Abstract: Abstract. The trend towards extending human rights policies beyond civil and political rights and embracing social and economic rights, including the so-called 'right to development' appears in contradiction to the increasing demand for concrete result...

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Human Rights and the Environment: Jurisprudence of Human Rights Bodies.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Environmental Policy & Law. 2002, Vol. 32 Issue 3/4, p158. 10p. 1 Color Photograph, 1 Graph.

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Abstract: Summarizes the decisions, recommendations and comments of global and regional human rights bodies on issues of environmental protection and human rights. Conflict between various members of the minority group; Environmental sustainability index; Role ...

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Human Rights and the Environment.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Environmental Policy & Law. 2002, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p99. 13p.

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Abstract: Examines the development of human rights and the environment in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Rights to a healthy environment in three countries; Elements of implementing sustainable development in three nations; Needs for a coherent overall environ...

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Environmental Rights in Multilateral Treaties Adopted between 1991 and 2001.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Environmental Policy & Law. 2002, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p70. 9p. 1 Black and White Photograph, 2 Graphs.

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Abstract: Discusses the relevant provisions in human rights and environmental protection treaties adopted between years 1991 and 2001. Principle of Rio Declaration on Environment and Development proclaims; Global and regional environmental treaties adopted; Pro...

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Toward a measure of dignity: Indicators for rights-based development.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Statistical Journal of the UN Economic Commission for Europe. 2001, Vol. 18 Issue 2/3, p155. 8p.

Abstract: Abstract. While development and human rights have long been pursued in isolation from one another, the two concepts are now being reintegrated. For the UN, the question of indicators arose in the context of the Common Country Assessment (CCA) process, ...

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Human rights and statistics: Some reflections on the no-man's-land between concept and indicator.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Statistical Journal of the UN Economic Commission for Europe. 2001, Vol. 18 Issue 2/3, p259. 15p.

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Abstract: Abstract. Indicators for implementation of human rights are essential for developing a strategy for the promotion and protection of those rights and, indeed for democratic development. The experience of the International Centre for Human Rights and Dem...

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Indicators of human development and human rights -- overlaps, differences ... and what about the human development index?

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Source(s): Statistical Journal of the UN Economic Commission for Europe. 2001, Vol. 18 Issue 2/3, p239. 10p.

Abstract: Abstract. The Human Development Index (HDI) is a summary measure of human development. This paper reviews the strengths and limitations of the HDI as a monitoring instrument of human development and of human rights in economic and social areas. It focu...

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