Earthjustice celebrates the recent appointment of Professor John H. Knox as the holder of the recently created mandate of Independent Expert of Human Rights and the Environment. Yves Lador, Earthjustice’s permanent representative to the United Nations in Geneva claims “Professor Knox’s experience and expertise will make him a valuable ally in efforts to strengthen and implement the right to a healthy environment and to understand the obligation of nations to protect and defend that right.”
Earthjustice Lauds Appointment of John Knox as UN Independent Expert on Human Rights and the Environment
CIEL Statement on Appointment of John Knox as UN Independent Expert on Human Rights and the Environment
The Center for International Environmental Law embraces the appointment of John H. Knox as the Independent Expert on Human Rights and the Environment by the Human Rights Council. CIEL states that Professor Knox is a leading figure in the field whose longstanding experience makes him an excellent choice for this critical role.