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Dangerous industries monitoring guide

June 2, 2015

Guide on how to monitor and confront violations   State policies strongly encourage foreign investment and industrialized countries increasingly export their highly polluting industries to

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Filing complaints of violations of the right to drinking water: a guide

April 17, 2015

Violations of the right to drinking water in all the governorates of Egypt continuously take place in different shapes, whether in terms of access to

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Habi supports demand to enshrine human rights in 2015 climate agreement

December 11, 2014

The Habi Center for Environmental Rights supports the call on the ministers meeting in Lima to enshrine ‘human rights for all’ in the next year’s global climate agreement. In an open ...
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International conventions on the right information, participation and litigation

April 3, 2014

International conventions on the right information, participation and litigation This booklet deals with how environmental rights relate to other rights, how the right to access of resources relates to different ...
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Environmental Rights and Asbestos

April 2, 2014

When the Egyptian government decided to allow asbestos imports in 1999 the Habi Center for Environmental Rights and other organisations took this to court. This resulted in a court ruling ...
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A guide on the right to a healthy work environment:

January 19, 2014

When a judicial precedent forced the Ministry of Manpower to apply the two decades old laws on a healthy work environment and workers safety we created a guide on the ...

Habi supports the call on UN to develop new binding instrument to address corporate human rights abuses

December 5, 2013

By signing this statement we wish to affirm "the applicability of human rights obligations to the operations of transnational corporations" and have called on States to "monitor and regulate the ...
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Panel discussion on the right to water

November 30, 2013

On November 25th in Barcelona Habi presented the state of the right to water in Egypt and discussed the strategies to implement it during a panel discussion with Clivia Conrad ...

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