March 4, 2019

Item 3 – Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Issue of Human Rights Obligations Relating to the Enjoyment of a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment

The right to a healthy environment, at the national and the international levels, provides a compelling basis for a global recognition of the right to a healthy and sustainable environment. Such a common legal approach would give us a solid basis for implementing preventable measure against air pollution and for entailing large investments “to planning a sustainable and diversified agriculture, developing renewable and less polluting forms of energy, encouraging a more efficient use of energy, promoting a better management of marine and forest resources”.
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