Reading Tips on Human Rights and the Environment

Dr. Matthew Scott has curated a list of reading tips within the field on Human Rights and Environment. This list extends beyond RWI’s research and publications in the field and holds reports, UN mandates and court decisions. 

 

Guidance from UN Mandate Holders

Framework Principles on Human Rights and the Environment                             Introduction by John H. Knox, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment

The main human rights obligations relating to the enjoyment 2018 of a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment

Framework Principles on Human Rights and the Environment

 

Decisions from UN bodies

UN Human Rights Council Resolution 48/13 on The human right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment 

UN Human Rights Coucil Resolution 48/13

 

Reports

Displacement in a Changing Climate: Localized humanitarian action at the forefront of the climate crisis                                                                             International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

Displacement in a Changing Climate

 

Court decisions

Committee on the Rights of the Child

Sacchi, et al. v. Argentina, et al.: http://climatecasechart.com/climate-change-litigation/non-us-case/sacchi-et-al-v-argentina-et-al/