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

Wake Forest Univ. Legal Studies Paper

19 Pages Posted: 12 Jun 2017

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John H. Knox

Wake Forest University - School of Law

Date Written: April 26, 2017

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Knox, John H., 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 (April 26, 2017). United Nations Human Rights Council, A/HRC/34/49 Add. 1, 2017; Wake Forest Univ. Legal Studies Paper. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2983327

John H. Knox (Contact Author)

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