and the environment. Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights .. The Ksentini report was a landmark precedent that detailed the . Type: Document; Date: 6 July ; Issue: UN Doc. E/CN.4/Sub.2//9; Web address: In July , Ms. Fatma Zohra Ksentini, Special Rapporteur on Human . organizations on issues raised in Ms. Ksentini’s Final Report on human rights and the.

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Fatma Zohra Ksentini

In implementing the rights and duties in this Declaration, special attention shall be given to vulnerable persons and groups. This includes the right to a prior assessment of the environmental, developmental and human rights consequences of proposed actions. Setting up reading intentions help you organise your course reading. Making of environmental law Previous: Mme Ksentini’s final report to the Sub-Commission is due in August To set a reading intention, click through to any list item, and look for the panel on the left hand side:.

What reporf reading intentions? Guided also by the Declaration on the Right to Development, which recognizes that the right to development is an essential human right and that the human person is the central subject of development.

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You can filter on reading intentions from the listas well as view them within your profile. All persons have the right to effective remedies and redress in ksentinii or judicial proceedings for environmental harm or the threat of such harm.

Deeply concerned by the severe human rights consequences of environmental harm caused by poverty, ksemtini adjustment and debt programmes and by international trade and intellectual property regimes. Recalling the right of peoples to self-determination by virtue of which they have the right freely to determine their political status and to pursue their economic, ksentoni and cultural development.


Special Rapporteur, Mme Ksentini has since presided over a study of the connections between human rights and the environment.

Concerned that human rights violations lead to environmental degradation ksentinl that environmental degradation leads to human rights violations. All persons have the right to timely assistance in the event of natural or technological or other human-caused catastrophes. Your reading intentions are also stored in your profile for future reference.

All international organizations and agencies shall observe the rights and duties in this Declaration. Indigenous peoples have the right to control their lands, territories and natural resources and to maintain their traditional way of life.

It makes it easy to scan through your lists and keep track of progress. This includes the right to security in the enjoyment of their means of subsistence. This Includes ecologically sound access to nature. Recognizing that sustainable development links the right to development and the right to a secure, healthy and ecologically sound environment. Law Globalisation and the Environment Section: Your reading intentions are private to you and will not be shown to other users.

How do I set a reading intention To set a reading intention, click through to any list item, and look for the panel on the left hand side: The information shall be timely, clear, understandable and available without undue financial burden to the applicant. Ksentini Report, Human Rights and the Environment.

This right and other human rights, including civil, cultural, economic, political and social rights, are universal, interdependent and indivisible. All persons have the right not to be evicted from their homes or land for the purpose of, or as a consequence of, decisions or actions affecting the environment, except in emergencies or due to a compelling purpose benefiting society as a whole and not attainable by other means.


Reaffirming the universality, indivisibility and interdependence of all human rights.

Ksentini Report, Human Rights and the Environment

All persons have the right to hold and express opinions and to disseminate ideas and information regarding the environment. Here’s an example of what they look kesntini All persons have the right to adequate housing, land tenure and living conditions in a secure, healthy and ecologically sound environment.

Connecting you with information, support and your community For members of staff who need more information about Reading Lists at Warwick, please visit the Library website, contact your Academic Support Librarian or email academicsupport warwick.

All persons have the right to active, free, and meaningful participation in planning and decision-making activities and processes that may have an impact on the environment and development. The Draft Declaration describes the environmental dimension of established human rights, such as the rights to life, health and culture.

All persons have the right to freedom from pollution, environmental degradation kaentini activities that adversely affect the environment, threaten life, health, livelihood, well-being or sustainable development within, across or outside national boundaries.