Unep - Human Rights and Environment
Human rights and environmental are two separate corpuses of law, dealt by different organizations and based on different principles. Yet, the two fields have a lot in common, and international cooperation can only gain from a more integrated approach to these fields. Healthy ecosystems are the foundation for human life and for the fulfillment of the rights that are inherent to human life.
Further, the existence and exercise of human rights can be an incentive to making the right decisions for the environment. (...)
OHCHR documents related to human rights and the environment:
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