Prof. David Boyd: Historic UN Resolution on the Right to a Clean, Healthy, and Sustainable Environment

Prof. David Boyd: Historic UN Resolution on the Right to a Clean, Healthy, and Sustainable Environment

On July 28, 2022, Prof. David Boyd (SPPGA; IRES) hailed the adoption of a historic resolution by the United Nations General Assembly. The resolution recognizes, for the first time, the human right to live in a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment for every individual in all parts of the globe.

“The resolution has the potential to be a turning point for humanity, improving the life and enjoyment of human rights of billions of individuals as well as the health of our extraordinary planet,” says Prof. Boyd, who also serves as the UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment.

August 18, 2022

Prof. David Boyd. UN Declares Clean Environments a Universal Human Right. Cleaning and Maintenance Management.

August 18, 2022

Prof. David Boyd. Explained: UN Declaration For Access To ‘Healthy And Sustainable Environment’ As Universal Human Right. India Times. 

August 17, 2022

Prof. David Boyd. UN Endorses Right to a Healthy Planet. Surfbirds.

August 15, 2022

Prof. David Boyd and Prof. Navin Ramankutty: The UN Just Recognized Access to a Healthy Environment is a Universal Human Right. It’s Time for Canada to Take Action. The Globe and Mail. 

August 10, 2022

Prof. David Boyd: Canadians Could Soon Have the Legal Right to a Healthy Environment. But Can It Be Enforced? The Narwhal. 

August 3, 2022

Prof. David Boyd: UNGA Recognizes Human Right to Clean, Healthy, and Sustainable Environment. International Institute for Sustainable Development. 

July 30, 2022

Prof. David Boyd: Right to Clean Environment: UN Adopts Resolution Co-Presented by Morocco. Morocco World News. 

July 29, 2022

Prof. David Boyd: A Clean and Healthy Environment is a Human Right, U.N. Resolution Declares. Mongabay.

July 28, 2022

Prof. David Boyd: In Historic Move, UN Declares Healthy Environment a Human Right. UN Environment Programme.

Prof. David Boyd: UN General Assembly Declares Access to Clean and Healthy Environment a Universal Human Right. UN News.