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UNEP serves as the leading authority as well as the global main advocate for the protection of the environment and human rights. UNEP is the global environmental steward that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the UN system, and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. (...) UNEP’s environmental rights work focuses on three pillars: Enhancing states and other actors' abilities to promote and protect the human right to a healthy environment.
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Score: 709897.85 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...Partnering/partnering-unep.pdf
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In addition to the traditional environmental hazards, due to rapid changes in economic structures, technologies and demography, new or modern environmental hazards have appeared or been recognized, such as the increased use of radiation Global Plan of Action for Children's  Health and the Environment  Global Plan of Action for Children’s Health and the Environment (2010 - 2015) Page 2 in pediatric healthcare settings. (...) The Busan Pledge for Action on Children's Health and the Environment (2009) called on WHO to facilitate the development of a global plan of action to improve children's environmental health, and regularly monitor and report on its progress. (...) Adequate data collection systems are fundamental to develop children's environmental health activities. Global Plan of Action for Children’s Health and the Environment (2010 - 2015) Page 5 In many instances, in the absence of systematic data collection efforts, progress in protecting children's health and the environment has been made on an ad hoc basis arising from the identification of adverse health effects resulting from unsafe toxic environmental exposures by astute health care providers who noticed and reported an outbreak or unusual clinical case.
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Score: 709324.27 - https://www.who.int/ceh/cehplanaction10_15.pdf
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 Page 14 - Frontier Technologies to Protect the Environment and Tackle Climate Change           Basic HTML Version Table of Contents View Full Version Page 14 - Frontier Technologies to Protect the Environment and Tackle Climate Change P. 14 Frontier Technologies to Protect the Environment and Tackle Climate Change UN Environment At the Second Global Session of the UN Science Policy Business Forum and UN Environmental Assembly in March 2019, unprecedented initiatives were launched to unite global efforts to leverage frontier technologies to monitor the state of the world environment. The four key outcomes will lay the foundation for building a global digital ecosystem for the planet. Firstly, ministers from 193 countries pledged to support UN Environment to develop a global environmental data strategy by 2025, while simultaneously improving national environmental monitoring systems and technologies. (...) Thirdly, a vision for the World Environment Situation Room was launched. This groundbreaking initiative aims to promote transparent access and sharing of statistical and geospatial environmental data supporting policy and action for sustainable development, peacebuilding and humanitarian action at the global, regional and national levels.
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Score: 709298.63 - https://www.itu.int/en/publica...e/files/basic-html/page14.html
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Press releases UNEP, UN Human Rights Office sign new agreement, stepping up commitment to protect the human right to a healthy environment Français | Español (5 June 2021) Recognition of the right to a healthy environment key to address the environmental crisis and protect human rights GENEVA (4 June 2020) – On the eve of World Environment Day, a group of more than fifty United Nations experts called on States to take urgent and timely action to recognize and implement the right to a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment as a vital response to the current multi-faceted environmental crisis. (...) It encompasses the right to an education with respect for nature; to participation; to information; and to access to justice [...].” 7 In a recent joint statement, 15 UN agencies stated that “ We have come together under the UN Secretary-General’s Call to Action for Human Rights, through the inspiration provided by the Council, and in response to the urgent call for action from all corners of the world to declare that the time for global recognition, implementation, and protection of the human right to a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment is now.” 8 More than 1,100 civil society, child, youth and indigenous peoples’ organizations have united to call upon Member States to recognize the right to a healthy environment as soon as possible. 9 We, as human rights experts, urge States to take this opportunity in the face of the global environmental crisis to support the adoption of key UN resolutions recognizing that everyone has the right to a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment both at the Human Rights Council and at the United Nations General Assembly.  (...) In a world where the global environmental crisis causes more than nine million premature deaths every year and threatens the health and dignity of billions of people, the UN can make a difference by recognizing that everyone, everywhere, has the right to live in a healthy environment.
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Score: 709177.34 - https://www.ohchr.org/en/state...-experts-world-environment-day
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Children’s rights-by-design: a new standard for data use by tech companies | UNICEF Office of Global Insight & Policy Skip to main content Office of Global Insight & Policy Toggle navigation Global Links Visit UNICEF Global High contrast Office of Global Insight & Policy EXPLORE TOPICS Digital technology The environment Finance Governance Human capital Markets Society Stay in touch Main navigation Home Featured projects Latest work Our team Search area has closed. (...) Author(s) Pedro Hartung, Alana Institute Publication date November 2020 Languages English Download Download file (PDF, 181,55 KB) Related topics Child rights Information and communication technology Child protection Global More to explore Report Data governance in the commercialized digital environment Issue brief | Data-driven marketing demands comprehensive response See the full report Report Responsible group data for children Issue brief | Understanding how and why group data is collected and what can be done to protect children's rights See the full report In other news A Divide in Economic Optimism World Economic Forum: Children in wealthy countries are less optimistic about their future than those in developing nations — here's why Read now Article What is Climate Justice? (...) Recap and reflections from UNICEF's Climate Justice Roundtable Read the story Footer Our office Featured projects Latest work Our team Topics Digital technology Finance Governance Human capital Markets Society The environment Related UNICEF sites UNICEF global UNICEF Innovation Careers with UNICEF Support UNICEF Footer Secondary Legal Footer tertiary Report fraud, abuse, wrongdoing
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Score: 708419.2 - https://www.unicef.org/globali...andard-data-use-tech-companies
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United Nations Environment Programme. http://freshwater.unep.net/ Link Global Environment Facility. GEF helps developing countries to address global environmental issues while supporting national sustainable development initiatives. (...) Washington, DC, Global Environment Facility Secretariat. http://www.gefweb.org/ Link Global programme of action for the protection of the marine environment from land-based activities .
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Score: 708142.6 - https://www.who.int/heli/risks.../waterdirectory/en/index8.html
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By protecting the environment that we depend on for clean air and water and a vast array of other environmental services, they help us all enjoy our human rights to life, health, and an adequate standard of living, among many others. (...) Global Witness has reported that between the beginning of 2002 and the end of 2013, 908 people in 35 countries were killed because of their work defending environmental and land rights, an average of one a week for over a decade. (...) Moreover, in addition to the risk of death, EHRDs face arbitrary detention, stigmatisation, defamation, intimidation, threats to their families, harm to the their physical integrity, torture and inhumane treatment. [1: Global Witness, Deadly Environment: The Dramatic Rise in Killings of Environmental and Land Defenders, available at http://www.globalwitness.org/deadlyenvironment/.]
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Score: 707838.77 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...HRE_consultations_Bangkok.docx
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The SunSmart Global UV App, is the collective brainchild of the World Health Organization ( WHO ), the International Labour Organization ( ILO ), the World Meteorological Organization ( WMO ) and the UN Environment Programme ( UNEP ). (...) Drysdale added that “ it highlights time slots when sun protection is required and aims to help people around the world know when to use sun protection, in an effort to reduce the global burden of skin cancer and UV-related eye damage ”. (...) Useful for work and play “This app combines meteorological, environmental and health expertise to help protect people from the sun both at work and in their leisure” said WMO Secretary-General Professor Petteri Tallas.
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Score: 706128.7 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2022/06/1120942
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There is no global convention dealing specifically with land-based sources of marine pollution, however, global rules and standards for the prevention, reduction and control of pollution from land-based activities are contained in the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities (GPA) and the Washington Declaration, both adopted in 1995. (...) Partnership initiatives which were announced at the Summit and which assist in the implementation of these and other key commitments include the following: A UNEP GPA initiative entitled “The H2O (Hilltops-2-Oceans) Partnership: Working Together to Protect Coastal and Marine Environments” which will apply globally and a regional initiative applicable to the Caribbean. (...) Establishment by 2004 of a regular process under the UN for global reporting and assessment of the state of the marine environment.
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Score: 705504.5 - https://www.un.org/Depts/los/c...esentationG_GoettscheWanli.pdf
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Boyd, Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment 25 October, Geneva, Switzerland [ Press release ] Environmental hazards kill 8 million a year: UN expert urges global recognition of the human right to a healthy environment 8 October, Geneva, Switzerland [ Press release ] Climate change: Act now or pay a high price, says UN expert 13 September, Geneva, Switzerland [ Press release ] UN experts urge prompt ratification of landmark Latin America and Caribbean environment treaty 31 June, Geneva, Switzerland [ Press release ] Bangladesh: Tigers’ Sundarbans Forest habitat threatened by heedless industrialisation, says UN expert 1 June, Geneva, Switzerland [ Press release ] World Environment Day – 5 June 2018 30 May, Geneva, Switzerland [ Press release ] UN experts urge Kenya to protect environmental defenders 7 May, Geneva, Switzerland   [ Press release ] UN experts urge Poland to ensure free and full participation at climate talks 9 March, Geneva, Switzerland HRC37, Resolution 37/8 renewing the mandate and appointing David R. (...) , organized by the Geneva Environment Network meeting [ Invitation ] 20-21 September 2016, Geneva, Switzerland Expert consultation on biodiversity and human rights [ Concept Note ] 1-5 September 2016, Honolulu, USA International Union for Conservation of Nature [IUCN] World Conservation Congress - Local and Global Leaders’ Dialogue, organized by UNDP Equator Initiative - Leave no one behind: Conservation, Rights and Sustainable Development, organized by IUCN - “Knowledge Café: Towards a rights-based approach to protect the environment in international development - Keynote address – “Judges and Nature”, organized by IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law [WCEL], the Hawaii Supreme Court, UNEP and partners - WCC Workshop: Strengthening responsibility and accountability of the private sector and the state for ecosystem degradation and the disruptive impacts on human rights and economic and social justice, organized by IUCN Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy [CEESP] 29 August 2016, Geneva, Switzerland Press Release - " IUCN World Conservation Congress - 'Make human rights the priority in all conservation efforts' – UN experts urge governments" 27 June 2016, Montevideo, Uruguay ”Human Rights and Environment Advances and challenges for sustainable development” (...) [Click here to assess full report of the meeting] 28 July –1 August 2013, Costa Rica The Independent Expert undertook a county mission to Costa Rica [for more details, click here ]. 26-27 July 2013, Panama Regional Consultation on the Relation between Environmental Protection and Vulnerable Groups, convened by the Independent Expert, OHCHR and UNEP [ programme , consultation report ] 21-22 June 2013, Geneva, Switzerland Consultation on the Relation between Environmental Protection and Substantive Human Rights as well as Extraterritorial Obligations, convened by the Independent Expert and OHCHR [ concept note and programme ] 7 March 2013, Geneva, Switzerland Human Rights Council 22nd Session The Independent Expert presented his report to the Council [for more details, click here ]. 22-23 February 2013, Nairobi, Kenya Expert Consultation on Procedural Rights and Obligations, convened by the Independent Expert, OHCHR and UNEP [ programme , consultation report ] 18-20 February 2013, Nairobi, Kenya Global Ministerial Environment Forum, Rio +20: From Outcome to Implementation The Independent Expert made an intervention “ The Role of Human Rights in the Follow-up to Rio+20 ” VIEW THIS PAGE IN: 中文 русский Español Tags Environment Back to top Our Work The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is the leading United Nations entity in the field of human rights, with a unique mandate to promote and protect all human rights for all people. © OHCHR 1996-2022 Latest Feature Stories Media Center Meetings & Events Resources Databases Library Publications Connect Contact Us Follow us Work With Us Global Social Channels Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube Donate Contact Copyrights Privacy Policy Terms of use
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Score: 705355.47 - https://www.ohchr.org/en/speci...ures/sr-environment/activities
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