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 Mongolia

United Nations Human Rights Council, A/HRC/37/58/Add.2

20 Pages Posted: 13 Mar 2019

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John H. Knox

Wake Forest University - School of Law

Date Written: May 2, 2018

Abstract

On the basis of a visit to Mongolia from September 19 to 27, 2017, this report by the UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment reviews the legal and policy framework for environmental protection in Mongolia; the environmental conditions in the country; and good practices and challenges in several areas, including air pollution; mining; conservation; access to information, participation and effective remedies; and protection of environmental defenders. The report concludes with recommendations designed to promote and protect human rights relating to the environment.

Keywords: Human Rights, Environment, Sustainable Development, Mongolia

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 Mission to Mongolia (May 2, 2018). United Nations Human Rights Council, A/HRC/37/58/Add.2, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3339433

John H. Knox (Contact Author)

Wake Forest University - School of Law ( email )

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