Summaries of Good Practices

Find links to one-page summaries of each of the good practices highlighted in the Special Rapporteur�s good practices report (A/HRC/28/61). The summaries are categorized by type of obligation (procedural, substantive, relating to non-state actors, etc.) and then by theme.

Procedural Obligations - General

Obligation to Make Environmental Information Public

Access to Environmental Information

Education and Awareness-Raising

Online Tools

Obligation to Facilitate Public Participation in Environmental Decision-Making

Obligation to Protect the Rights of Expression and Association

Obligation to Provide Access to Legal Remedies

Improving Access to National Courts

National Human Rights Institutions

Regional Practices

Civil Society Monitoring Mechanisms

Substantive Obligations

Obligations Relating to Non-State Actors

Obligations Relating to Transboundary Environmental Harm

International Cooperation

Climate Change

Obligations Relating to Those in Vulnerable Situations


Indigenous Peoples

Minorities and Low-Income Populations


Special Procedures
Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
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