Announcement – Human Rights Day

December 11, 2018

Exactly seventy years ago, on 10 December 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Declaration, adopted in response to the atrocities of World War Two, is the first document defining human rights as inviolable and as belonging to all people, regardless of who they are and where they live. Although it is not legally binding, it is the cornerstone of the history of human rights and the development of the international human rights system. (more…)

Environmental Lawsuits – right of all of us to protect our environment

November 28, 2018

viber-image-150x112 in BCHR’s conference entitled “Environmental Lawsuits – right of all of us to protect our environment” discussed protection of the right to a healthy environment under civil law and were familiarised with the Handbook on environmental lawsuits with recommendations for experts and Guidance on filing environmental lawsuits for civic associations and the general public. (more…)