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Getting it Right: Advances of Human Rights and the Environment from Stockholm 1972 to Stockholm 2022.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Environmental Policy & Law. 2022, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p79-92. 14p.

Abstract:The 1972 UN Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment (UNCHE) was ahead of its time in asserting that "Man has the fundamental right to freedom, equality and adequate conditions of life, in an environment of a quality that permits a life of dignity...

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Sea-ice Melting, Collective Inuit Peoples' Rights and the Human Rights Discourse: A Critical Legal Analysis of the Nunavut Governance System.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Environmental Policy & Law. 2021, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p223-234. 12p.

Abstract:Climate change has increasing visible effects on the environment, particularly in the Arctic, where the sea-ice melted faster in 2020 than any time before. It directly threatens the Inuit people's survival, whose livelihood is mainly based on tradition...

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Towards the New Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Environmental Policy & Law. 2021, Vol. 51 Issue 1/2, p25-33. 9p.

Abstract:While 2020 –dubbed the "Super Year for Nature –has seen the world battling an unforeseen global pandemic, this article comes back on the Convention of Biological Diversity and its regime, studies the aim of the negotiations of the post-2020 global biod...

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Human Rights and Responsibilities Towards the Earth System.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Environmental Policy & Law. 2022, Vol. 52 Issue 3/4, p213-222. 10p.

Abstract:In one way or other, the Earth as an ecological system, has been the core concern of modern international environmental law since its conceptualization in the 1970s. This article traces notions of stewardship and state responsibilities for the Earth in...

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Protecting Environmental Human Rights in Armed Conflict Situations.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Environmental Policy & Law. 2019, Vol. 49 Issue 2/3, p101-110. 10p.

Abstract:Environmental law and human rights have slowly but Human rights, indicating that the state of the environment Human rights law from the perspective of a human rights treaty body". "The law of military occupation put to the test of human rights law". [E...

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Right to Water as a Human Right: A Critical Overview of International Instruments.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Environmental Policy & Law. 2020, Vol. 50 Issue 4/5, p299-308. 10p.

Abstract:The worldwide water crisis has become alarming in recent years due to factors including climate change, population growth and concomitantly increasing demands for water. This has made the world water situation challenging. In a large number of countrie...

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Building a pluralistic ecosystem of data to leave no one behind: A human rights perspective on monitoring the Sustainable Development Goals.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Statistical Journal of the IAOS. 2017, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p919-942. 24p.

Abstract:The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is grounded in the principles of international human rights treaties, and the Sustainable Development Goals seek to realize the human rights of all. To ensure accountability to citizens in this process, the a...

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Social Rights in International Law.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Environmental Policy & Law. 2016, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p149-160. 12p.

Abstract:The article discusses the recognition of the economic, social and cultural rights of the human beings in the international law. It highlights the implementation of social rights upon the consolidation of democracy to enhance the health of human environ...

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Human Rights, Labour and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Environmental Policy & Law. 2016, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p313-320. 8p.

Abstract:The article describes how the human rights language of the Paris Agreement on climatic change came about. It examines the significance of the Paris Agreement which include in relation to the language regarding decent job creation and just transition fo...

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Establishing a Rights-based Approach to International Development.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Environmental Policy & Law. 2015, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p180-190. 11p.

Abstract:The article focuses on the efforts of World Bank (WB) in the environmental and social safeguards related to the 2012 Approach Paper. Topics discussed include impact of the policy change on human rights; human rights reference to the Universal Declarati...

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