The Human Right to a Clean, Balanced and Protected Environment (J. Symonides)

Author

Janusz Symonides

Keywords

Human Right to a Healthy Environment, International Law, Domestic Law, Education, Participation, Recourse and Sanctions, International Protection

Excerpt

Since the December 1968 General Assembly’s resolution in which for the first time the United Nations admitted the linkage between environmental protection and human rights and expressed concern that environmental changes could have various (negative) implications for basic human rights, this question has been vividly discussed on many occasions. […]

Today nobody can put in doubt this intimate linkage, as well as the serious impact of the environmental protection on human rights. However, the following question arises: can we already speak about the existence of a human right to a clean, balanced and protected environment? And if the answer is positive, what are the conditions for its implementation?

Citation

(1992) 20 The International Journal of Legal Information 24

Paper

The Human Right to a Clean, Balanced and Protected Environment

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