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Uncertain Times, Unsettled Lives: Shaping our Future in a Transforming World
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UN Human Development Report 2021-22: “Uncertain Times, Unsettled Lives: Shaping our Future in a Transforming World”

The United Nations Human Development Report (HDR) 2021/22, titled 'Uncertain Times, Unsettled Lives: Shaping our Future in a Trasforming World' highlights that in 90 percent of countries, human ...

Last update 7 Oct 2022
Locals navigating the Atrato River

Navigating new rights and responsibilities in the Colombian Atrato River - An ecocentric approach to human rights

Laura Duarte Reyes is a Colombian lawyer from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (LL.B) and holds a Master’s degree in Human Rights and Multilevel Governance from the University of Padova ...

Last update 3 Dec 2020
Arid land

The effects of the production and the use of agrofuels on human rights: the right to water

The entire production cycle of agrofuels, from sowing to processing, requires a great amount of water: both for irrigation of crops and the phases of processing raw materials to obtain oil or gas. ...

Last update 19 Apr 2012
In a clearing in the Myinbyin Forest Range, Central Burma, FAO expert J.L. Briggs (right), of Australia, supervises the work as a tractor winches up logs of teak wood and hauls them away to the dispatch point.

The production of agrofuels: the impact on the environment

Observing the entire cycle of the agricultural process needed to the agrofuels production some issues raised in relation to the environmental protection. The following are the main concerns emerged ...

Last update 26 Oct 2011