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Children's Rights and Climate-Change Policy: Addressing the Concerns of Children and Future Generations.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Environmental Policy & Law; 2018, Vol. 48 Issue 3/4, p157-160, 4p, 1 Color Photograph

Abstract:The article offers information on the significance of focusing on children's rights as part of climate-change law and policy. Topics discussed include obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and concerns for climate-policy for...

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International Certification as a Mechanism for Protecting the Human Rights of Indonesian Coffee Farmers.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Environmental Policy & Law; 2019, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p49-54, 6p

Abstract:This paper examines whether the mechanism of international certification could be applied in the coffee industry of Indonesia despite the challenges that coffee farmers might face. Topics covered include international law that can help explain the prob...

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Accessible and Drinkable Tap Water: The Technology, and Its Implementation in Indonesia.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Environmental Policy & Law; 2019, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p39-43, 5p

Abstract:This paper discusses the call for the government of Indonesia to provide accessible and drinkable tap water for its people by applying a human rights law approach to reduce the number of child deaths caused by poor sanitation. Topics covered include re...

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Forest Register 45 Mesuji Lampung: Agrarian Conflict, Social Exclusion and Human Rights Violations.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Environmental Policy & Law; 2018, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p312-316, 5p

Abstract:The article discusses agrarian conflict in the area Forest Register 45 Mesuji Lampung of Indonesia. Topics included importance of economic crisis at the end of the 1990s in the history of forestry in Indonesia; illegal interference and residence of far...

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Achieving Sustainable Development Goals Through Effective Domestic Laws and Policies on Environment and Climate Change.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Environmental Policy & Law; 2018, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p42-63, 22p

Abstract:The article focuses on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and its link with effective domestic environmental and climate change laws and policies. Topics include the effectiveness criteria of law and policy, the role of law and parliaments in the rea...

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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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The investigation and documentation of events as a methodology in monitoring human rights violations.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Statistical Journal of the UN Economic Commission for Europe. 2001, Vol. 18 Issue 2/3, p249. 9p.

Abstract:Abstract. The investigation/documentation of events and the use of indicators are the two most common methodologies in monitoring human rights violations. The "events" methodology is often used for cases of direct violations such as killings and tortur...

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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.

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?

Publication Type:Academic Journal

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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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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