Newsletter no. 25

The Special Rapporteur's October 2017 newsletter is now available.  It requests comments on draft Guidelines on Human Rights and the Environment, which the basic human rights obligations of States on environmental matters, as they have been clarified by human rights bodies. It also describes recent and upcoming activities of the Special Rapporteur, including an expert meeting and public consultation on the Guidelines in Geneva on October 17-18, a conference on human rights and the environment in Mexico City, on 6 November, and a workshop in Bogotá, Colombia, on 8-9 November, on environmental human rights defenders.