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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University of Minnesota Human Rights Library

Setting a reading intention helps you organise your reading. This item appears on List: Please log in to set a read status Setting a reading intention helps you organise your reading. Everyone has the right to preservation of unique sites, consistent with the fundamental rights of persons or groups living in the area.

Rpeort persons, individually and in association with others, have a duty to protect and preserve the environment. All persons have the right to protection and preservation of the air, soil, water, sea-ice, flora and fauna, and the essential processes and areas necessary to maintain biological diversity and ecosystems.

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Fatma Zohra Ksentini – Wikipedia

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, social and cultural development.

What are reading intentions? These measures shall aim at the prevention of environmental harm, at the provision of adequate remedies, and at the sustainable use of natural resources and shall include, inter alia. 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.

Human rights, an ecologically sound environment, sustainable development and peace are interdependent and indivisible. 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: This Includes ecologically sound access to nature. States and all other parties shall avoid using the environment as a means of war or inflicting significant, long-term or widespread harm on the environment, and shall respect international law providing protection for the environment in times of armed conflict and cooperate in its further development.


All international organizations and agencies shall observe the rights and duties in this Declaration.

It demonstrates that accepted environmental and human rights principles embody the right of everyone to a secure, healthy and ecologically sound environment. All persons have the right to adequate housing, land tenure and living conditions in a secure, healthy and ecologically sound environment. This includes the right to security in the enjoyment of their means of subsistence.

The information shall be timely, clear, understandable and available without undue financial burden to the applicant. All persons have the right to freedom from pollution, environmental degradation and activities that adversely affect the environment, threaten life, health, livelihood, well-being or sustainable ksnetini within, across or outside national boundaries.

Mme Ksentini’s final report to the Sub-Commission is due in August All persons are entitled to a erport and international order in which the rights in this Declaration can be fully realized. You can filter on reading intentions from the listas well as view them within your profile. All persons have the right to information concerning the environment. It also describes the procedural rights, such as the right to participation, necessary for realization of the substantive rights.

Special Rapporteur, Mme Ksentini has since presided over a study of the connections between human rights and the environment. All persons have the right to a secure, healthy and ecologically sound environment.

Reaffirming the universality, indivisibility and interdependence of all human rights. The Draft Declaration describes the environmental dimension of established human rights, such as the rights to life, health and culture.


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Deeply concerned by the severe human rights consequences of environmental harm caused by poverty, structural adjustment and debt programmes and by international trade and intellectual property regimes. Indigenous peoples have the right to control their lands, territories and natural resources and to maintain their traditional way of life. Indigenous peoples have the right to protection against any action or course of conduct that may result in the destruction or degradation of their territories, including land, air, water, sea-ice, wildlife or other resources.

The Draft Declaration is the first international instrument that comprehensively addresses the linkage between human rights and the environment.

Ksentini Report, Human Rights and the Environment

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Please send comments to: Law Globalisation and the Environment Section: All persons shall be free from any form of discrimination in regard to actions and decisions that affect the environment.

Recognizing that sustainable development links the right to development and the right to a secure, healthy and ecologically sound environment. All persons have the right to hold and express opinions and to disseminate ideas and information regarding the environment.

Your reading intentions are also stored in your profile for future reference. Ksentini Report, Human Rights and the Environment. The Draft Declaration also describes duties that correspond to the rights–duties that apply to individuals, governments, international organizations repodt transnational corporations.