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February 19 2024

Greening Rights : Progress, Reflections, and Future Horizons

The human right to a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment traces its roots back to the 1972 S...

December 25 2023

Environmental Rights and Future Generations

Environmental harm done today will undeniably affect future generations. How can we make sure their ...

November 08 2023

The Audacity of Hope for People and Planet: 2023 New York SDG Summit Outcome and Beyond: Part – II

On September 19, 2023, the United Nations SDG Summit came to a close. In this context, Pr. Dr. Bhara...

October 20 2023

From Green Rights to Rights of Nature: Fostering Synergies

Can the approach based on environment-related Human Rights be reconciled with the approach based on ...

October 05 2023

The Escazú Agreement Contribution to Environmental Justice in Latin America: An Exploration Through the Lens of Climate Litigation

The adoption and entry into force of the Escazú Agreement marked a milestone for environmental and ...

September 29 2023

Release of ICEL’s note on the UN General Assembly request for an advisory opinion on the legal obligation of states in response to climate change

To inform proceedings concerning the ICJ Advisory Opinion on climate change, the International Counc...

September 21 2023

People’s participation as a safeguard of green rights

In the context of the referendum in Ecuador on August 20th, 2023, Sebastián Abad-Jara reflects on t...

August 30 2023

Green Human Rights and Common Interest

The establishment and further development of environmental human rights is an important component of...

July 21 2023

The adoption of the “BBNJ” Agreement: What is in the text and what are the next steps?

On June 29th 2023, the United Nations finally adopted the Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction ...

March 07 2023

Climate change and the advisory function of international courts and tribunals

A coalition of member States led by Vanuatu is bringing a draft resolution to the UNGA to request an...

June 02 2022

The Failure of Climate Change Multilateralism and its Urgent Reboot

Why is humanity still losing the war against the climate crisis despite five decades worth of intern...

March 30 2022

The Long Path Towards “Environmental Democracy” and the Role of Public Participation

Sixty years ago, the bases for environmental protection were outlined, with the need to establish co...

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