Beyond COVID-19, human rights can help save the planet
Green (Living) Review
JUNE 4, 2020
Council of Europe statement ahead of World Environment Day (June 5) Strasbourg, 04.06.2020 – The Secretary General of the 47-nation Council of Europe, Marija Pej?inovi? The European Convention on Human Rights, which turns 70 this year, helps to protect our lives, our families and our homes against environmental threats – and in all other circumstances. We are convinced that respecting human rights and protecting the environment go hand-in-hand.