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Society, rights and the environment: International human rights standards applicable to access to information, public participation and access to justice

November 2016 | Coeditions
Publication cover
Corporate author:
  • NU. CEPAL
UN symbol.:
LC/W.712
Pages:
352 p.
Editorial:
ECLAC
Type:
Coeditions
Collection:
  • Books and Monographs
    • Coeditions

Description

In this publication, ECLAC and OHCHR provide a compilation and systematization of international human rights standards applicable to access to information, public participation and access to justice. This collection contains the criteria set by international norms and shows how they have been developed and interpreted by international and regional human rights mechanisms.

Table of contents

Foreword .-- Chapter I: General considerations .-- Chapter II: compilation of international standards: A. Implementation of access rights. B. rights of access to information. C. right to participate in public decision-making. D. rights of access to justice. E. cross-cutting themes: a. equality and non-discrimination. b. Persons and specific groups (human rights and environment). c. Human rights defenders.