Human Rights and the Environment
Proceedings of a Geneva Environment Network roundtable

“Human rights became a focus of international law long before environmental concerns did.

Despite their separate beginnings, human rights law and environmental law have an important element in common: they are both seen as a challenge to, or limitation on, the traditional understanding of state sovereignty as independence and autonomy.”

Creator: 
United Nations Environment Programme for the Geneva Environment Network
Publisher: 
United Nations Environment Programme
Date: 
2004
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