Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Issue of Human Rights Obligations Relating to the Enjoyment of a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment, on His Visit to Madagascar
United Nations Human Rights Council, A/HRC/34/49 Add. 1, 2017
19 Pages Posted: 12 Jun 2017
Date Written: April 26, 2017
This report describes good practices and challenges relating to human rights and the environment in Madagascar, on the basis of a visit by the Special Rapporteur from 25 to 31 October 2016. Among other issues, the report addresses climate change, mining conflicts, illegal logging and trafficking, and threats to environmental human rights defenders. The report makes specific recommendations in each of these respects.
Keywords: Madagascar, human rights, mining, logging, CITES
JEL Classification: K32, K33
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