Reflections on the Right to Environmental Health as a Condition for Development

2 Comparative Law: Portugese-American Perspectives, pp. 301-344, 2010

CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-8

44 Pages Posted: 31 May 2011  

Lucia Ann Silecchia

Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law

Date Written: 2010

Abstract

This piece, presented at the University of Lisbon in March 2008, explores the connections between environmental health and human development. In particular, it asks whether and to what extent, a safe environment is a human right and how international legal institutions and programs may foster the development of and protection for a safe environment.

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Silecchia, Lucia Ann, Reflections on the Right to Environmental Health as a Condition for Development (2010). 2 Comparative Law: Portugese-American Perspectives, pp. 301-344, 2010 ; CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-8. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1847712

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