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Introduction to Human Rights and the Environment

eLearning Topic: 
National Biodiversity Strategies and Actions Plans Curriculum

This course covers the relationship between human rights and the environment; explains the bases for the application of human rights to environmental issues, and the procedural and substantive obligations relating to the environment; and gives examples of constitutions that have incorporated a right to a healthy environment, good practices in procedural and substantive environmental protection. You need about 3 hours to complete the course. 

Note on Partners: The InforMEA Initiative brings together Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEA) to develop harmonized and interoperable information systems for the benefit of Parties and the environment community at large. It is facilitated by UN Environment and financially supported by the European Union. This course was developed in partnership with the United Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR).

InforMEA facilitated by UN Environment - European Union - United Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)