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Ensuring rights and justice can strengthen environmental outcomes

Ensuring rights and justice can strengthen environmental outcomes
Date
26 Mar 2019
Publisher
Asia-Pacific SDG Partnership

Analyses for this report explored the relationship between environmental performance and environmental rights. Environmental rights include rights to an environment of a certain quality (clean, healthy, etc.), rights to information, participation and to access to justice in environmental matters, and fundamental rights relating to dignity, health and life that include implicit protection of derivative environmental rights. Several countries in the region recognize various forms of environmental rights.