Human Rights and the Environment – Background Paper for the 13th Informal ASEM Seminar on Human Rights (BW Boer and A Boyle)

Authors Ben W Boer and Alan Boyle Keywords Background paper, human rights and environment, interaction, crosscutting issues, sustainable development, access to information, participatory rights, actors, institutions, governance and climate change, Europe, Asia Abstract This Background Paper was prepared for the Asia-Europe Foundation‘s 13th Informal ASEM Seminar on Human Rights which took place in October 2013 […]

Human Rights and the Environment: Substantive Rights (D Shelton)

Author Diana Shelton Keywords Human rights and environment, multiple sources, right to life, right to health, right to privacy, right to standard of living, balance, environment, economic advancement Abstract This chapter focuses on the relationship between human rights and the environment. The chapter describes multiple sources of human rights and environmental obligations, including international treaties, […]

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Human Rights Approaches to Environmental Protection (Alan E Boyle and Michael R Anderson)

Author(s) Alan E Boyle and Michael R Anderson Keywords Essays, human rights and environment, debate, legal status of environmental rights, international human rights law, EC law, developing countries, jurisprudence Abstract This collection of essays explores links between the environment and human rights, and responds to the growing debate among activists, lawyers, academics and policy-makers on […]