Report of the Independent Expert on the Issue of Human Rights Obligations Relating to the Enjoyment of a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment: Mission to Costa Rica

United Nations Human Rights Council, A/HRC/25/53 Add. 1, 2014

Wake Forest Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 2510948

22 Pages Posted: 18 Oct 2014

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John H. Knox

Wake Forest University - School of Law

Date Written: March 21, 2014

Abstract

In the present report, the UN Independent Expert on human rights and the environment gives his findings and makes recommendations on the basis of his visit to the Republic of Costa Rica from 28 July to 1 August 2013. During the visit, he examined how the country was implementing human rights related to environmental protection, identified good practices and lessons learned, and considered the challenges the country faces in the implementation of environmentally related human rights.

Keywords: human rights, environment, Costa Rica, Human Rights Council

JEL Classification: K32, K33

Suggested Citation

Knox, John H., Report of the Independent Expert on the Issue of Human Rights Obligations Relating to the Enjoyment of a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment: Mission to Costa Rica (March 21, 2014). United Nations Human Rights Council, A/HRC/25/53 Add. 1, 2014; Wake Forest Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 2510948. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2510948

John H. Knox (Contact Author)

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