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Greenwatch v AG y NEMA (CAUSA MISC. Nº 140 DE 2002) [2012] UGHC 205 (5 de octubre de 2012)

El Tribunal Superior de Uganda (Kampala) declaró que “la fabricación, distribución, uso, venta, venta de eliminación de bolsas de plástico, envases de plástico, envoltorios de plástico para alimentos y todas las demás formas de plástico comúnmente denominado 'kaveera' viola los derechos ciudadanos de Uganda a un medio ambiente limpio y saludable ".

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Greenwatch c AG & NEMA (MISC. CAUSE NO 140 OF 2002) [2012] UGHC 205 (5 octobre 2012)

La Haute Cour de l'Ouganda (Kampala) a déclaré que « la fabrication, la distribution, l'utilisation, la vente, l'élimination des sacs en plastique, des contenants en plastique, des emballages alimentaires en plastique et toutes les autres formes de plastique communément appelées « kaveera » violent les droits de citoyens ougandais à un environnement propre et sain. »

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Cosmo Trust v. City of Harare, Administrative Court of Zimbabwe (Harare) (22 March 2019)

“[O]ur Constitution gives every Zimbabwean the right to have the environment protected for the benefit of present and future generations.  That is done through legislative and other measures that prevent ecological degradation, promote conservation and secure ecological sustainable development.  Ecologically sustainable development ensures that all living creatures, including birds, are enableed to meet their needs from the environment we rely on.

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Ashgar Leghari v. Federation of Pakistan

Ashgar Leghari v. Federation of Pakistan (W.P. No. 25501/2015)
Lahore High Court Green Bench

A farmer filed a public interest litigation alleging the government of Pakistan’s inaction and delay in implementing the National Climate Change Policy and addressing vulnerabilities associated with climate change violates the fundamental constitutional rights to life and dignity. 

In its first order, issued 4 September 2015, the Green Bench declared:

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Greenwatch v AG & NEMA (MISC. CAUSE NO.140 OF 2002) [2012] UGHC 205 (5 October 2012)

The High Court of Uganda (Kampala) declared that “the manufacture, distribution, use, sale, sell disposal of plastic bags, plastic containers, plastic food wrappers, and all other forms of plastic commonly referred to as ‘kaveera’ violates the rights of citizens of Uganda to a clean and healthy environment.”

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Greenpeace Nordic Ass’n and Nature and Youth v. Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, Case no. 16-166674TVI-OTIR/06 (Oslo District Court) (4 January 2018)

Greenpeace Nordic Ass’n and Nature and Youth v. Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, Case no. 16-166674TVI-OTIR/06 (Oslo District Court) (4 January 2018)

Greenpeace Nordic Association and Natur og Ungdom (Nature & Youth) filed a case challenging licenses for offshore oil production granted by the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy.

In January, 2018, the Oslo District Court found Article 112 of the Norwegian Constitution creates an enforceable right to a healthy environment. The court acknowledged that this right includes the right to a healthy climate. 

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Friends of the Irish Environment CLG v. Fingal County Council [2017] IEHC 695 (Nov. 21, 2017)

Friends of the Irish Environment CLG v. Fingal County Council [2017] IEHC 695 (Nov. 21, 2017)

Friends of the Irish Environment (FIE) challenged a decision by the Fingal County Council to issue a five-year extension of its planning permission (originally issued in 2007) to the Dublin Airport Authority for the construction of a new runway.

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