Comments on legislation and policy

In this page, the UN Special Rapporteur shares all comments provided by the mandate to States on national laws, regulations and policies. The mandate regularly provides comments on the adequacy of normative and policy developments with international standards for the human rights implications of hazardous substances and wastes.

See below a list of letters concerning national norms sent by the UN Special Rapporteur and the responses from Government to these communications. 

Recent communications


  • UN experts’ comments on new Brazilian draft legislation on pesticides OL BRA 5/2018

Recent Letters

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