Environment and Planning

All activities and policies relating to planning and the environment have the potential to engage a broad range of human rights.

Rights Engaged

Right to private and family life
  • ECHR/HRA, Art 8
  • ICCPR, Art 17
  • UNCRPD, Arts 22, 23, 31
  • UNCRC, Art 16

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Right to health
  • ESC, Art 11
  • ICESCR, Art 12
  • UNCEDAW, Art 12
  • UNCRPD, Art 25
  • UNCRC, Art 24

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Right to an adequate standard of living
  • ICESCR, Art 11
  • UNCEDAW, Art 14(2)(h)
  • UNCRPD , Art 28
  • UNCRC, Art 27

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Freedom of expression (Access to information)
  • ECHR/HRA, Art 10
  • ICCPR, Art 19

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Protection of Property
  • ECHR/HRA,  Protocol 1, Art 1
Right to play
  • UNCRC, Art 31
Right of women to participate in and benefit from rural development
  • UNCEDAW, Art 14(2)
Right to participation
  • ICCPR, Art 25
  • ICESCR, Arts 13(1), 15(1)
  • UNCEDAW, Arts  7, 8, 13(c), 14(2)
  • ICERD, Art 5(e)(vi)
  • UNCRC, Arts 12, 31
  • UNCRPD, Arts 3(c), 4(3), 9, 29, 30