Integrating Human Rights into Energy and Environment Programming: A Reference Paper

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Publication Title

Integrating Human Rights into Energy and Environment Programming: A Reference Paper

Publication Type

UNDP Report

Author(s)

Emilie Filmer-Wilson with Michael Anderson

Publication Date

May 2005

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Summary

In 1998, UNDP adopted its policy on Integrating Human Rights with Sustainable Human Development, recognising that human rights and sustainable development are linked and complementary. This paper explains the relevance of human rights to energy and environment programmes. It introduces the main theoretical issues related to human rights and energy and environment, and identifies the strategic entry points for integrating human rights into programming.

Content

I- Introduction
II- Human Rights-Based Approaches to Energy and Environment
A. Why adopt a human rights-based approach to energy and environment programmes?
B. What are the human rights standards that relate to energy and environment?
C. Integrating human rights into programming the UN Common Understanding
III- Practical Experience with Integrating Human Rights into Development Programming
IV- A Survey of Human Rights Dimensions in UNDP’s Energy and Environment

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 HR Pub environmentprog.pdf

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