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 Mission to Uruguay
United Nations Human Rights Council
19 Pages Posted: 13 Mar 2019
Date Written: February 7, 2018
On the basis of a country visit to Uruguay on April 24-28, 2017, the UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment reviews the legal and institutional framework for environmental protection in Uruguay; describes its environmental conditions; and describes good practices and challenges in several areas, including: (a) climate change; (b) access to information; (c) public participation in decision-making; and (d) access to effective remedies. The report concludes with recommendations of the Special Rapporteur in each of these areas.
Keywords: Human Rights, Environment, Sustainable Development, Uruguay
JEL Classification: K32, K33
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