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UNGA: The human right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment

On 28 July 2022 the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) passed a Resolution, entitled, The human right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment (161 votes in favour; China, Russian Federation, Belarus, Cambodia, Iran, Syria, Kyrgyzstan and Ethiopia abstaining). Relevant paragraphs include:

1. Recognizes the right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment as a human right;

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3. Affirms that the promotion of the human right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment requires the full implementation of the multilateral environmental agreements under the principles of international environmental law;

UN Doc. A/76/L.75 (26 July 2022)

For more information see the UN press release and the preceding United Nations Human Rights Council Resolution 48/13.

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Introducing “De Maribus”

Welcome to this web blog on the law of the sea!

The main objective of the page is to share relevant news and developments within the field. The editors are members of the scientific community. Do not hesitate to contact us.

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