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The UN special rapporteur on human rights and the environment renewed his mandate

The 28th session of the UN Human Rights Council’s has just come to the conclusions of its in Geneva. The HRC discussed inter alia the report related to good practices of the environment and human rights. 334 more words



I have not blogged in what feels like forever, but scrolling down my worldwide trends on twitter #MyFeelingsInThreeWords really caught my eye.

So I thought I’d start off with exactly that, 342 more words


The European Court of Human Rights as a Developer of State Environmental Responsibility

Even though a separate legal instrument has not been established, the European Court of Human Rights has environmental case-law consisting over hundred cases. The environmentally relevant articles within the ECHR are right to life (Article 2), right to fair trial (Article 6), right to privacy (Article 8), freedom of expression (Article 10), right to assembly (Article 11), right to effective remedy (Article 13) and right to peaceful enjoyment of property (Prot. 287 more words



British actress Emma Watson’s speech at the UN headquarters in New York has inspired millions all around the world. This subject matter has always been of great interest to me, which is why I decided to complete a two and a half year Gender Studies course at the University of Cape Town during my undergraduate degree. 332 more words

International Trends

Man buns

Around the world some styles cross all cultural borders.

For example, high-waisted shorts are taking over the world and no one can stop them.

Bro-tanks will forever be a wardrobe staple of 20-something men. 149 more words



London Town…

So I saw #london trending during the week and thought this blog post would be very appropriate for the week ahead, mostly because it happens to be the first stop of my June/July holiday! 258 more words