New Tool for Protection of Social and Environmental Rights – Presentation of Register of Violation of "Green" Rights and Discussion at EcoLur Press Club

New Tool for Protection of Social and Environmental Rights – Presentation of Register of Violation of

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On April 13, at 13:00, the new tool for the protection of social and environmental rights – presentation of the register of the violation of "green" rights and discussion will be held at EcoLur Press Club ( Hanrapetutyan St. 49/2, the entrance from the yard).

"Green" rights are people's inborn rights, without which it will be impossible to live. People are entitled to a favorable environment, where they can live without any damage to their health and own activities.Rights to human health, safety, and balanced environment are natural human "green" rights and are prerequisites for the implementation of all other rights.

The register of the violation of "green" rights aims to increase people awareness of their fundamental rights on the legislation protecting these rights, the responsibilities of decision-making state and local self-government bodies and to boost people's participation in the protectin of their rights. During this event, the violations of "green" rights of the residents in the following areas will be presented, which are collected in the registers: Shnogh, Teghout and Ardvi Villages in Lori Region, Astghadzor Village in Gegharkounik Region, Gladzor, Vernashen and Gndevaz Villages and Jermuk resort town in Vayots Dzor Region, Garni Village in Kotayq Region. The representatives of the communities and NGOs fighting for the protection of their "green" rights violated as a result of business projects and state programs will make presentations during this event.

 

16:32 April 12, 2018


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