Minister Erica Gabriela Martinez said: “Mexico recognizes that Article 4 of the Constitution stipulates that everyone is entitled to a healthy development environment and well-being.”
Geneva (apro).- In recognition of the human right to a healthy, safe, clean, healthy, and sustainable environment, the United Nations (UN), recognized Geneva (apro). This right would make it difficult for them enjoy other rights like food and health. The right to life.
This is shown by the 43 votes for today’s resolution, which includes Mexico, one the 47 UN Human Rights Council member countries.
The main supporters of the initiative are Switzerland and Costa Rica. They emphasize that the right for a clean and sustainable world is interrelated to other rights recognized under international law. This means that they are universally applicable.
This resolution recognizes that sustainable development includes the three dimensions (social, economic, and environmental). The protection of the environment, and ecosystems, is essential for human well-being. Participate in the cultural life of future and present generations by providing adequate nutrition, shelter, water, sanitation, and physical health.
The text also stated that climate change, unsustainable management of natural resources, air and land pollution, unreasonable management of chemicals, waste, and loss of biodiversity all affect the ability to enjoy a safe, clean and healthy environment.
Since Ambassador Francisca Méndez Escobar, who was recently appointed by 4T, has not yet served in the Mexican mission in Geneva, the Minister of Commercial Affairs Érika Gabriela Martínez represented Mexico in the debate.
Martinez stated before the plenary meeting the UN Human Rights Council that: “We believe that healthy environments are essential for human life, dignity, and the full enjoyment and enjoyment all human rights.”
“At the moment the environment is in a critical condition, air, soil, and water are seriously polluted, with the loss of biodiversity accelerating. It is undisputed. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, its most recent report, human influence has caused climate change. And the scale of recent changes in the entire climate system is unprecedented.” The minister admitted.
According to the Human Rights Commission, environmental degradation, climate change and unsustainable development “are the most urgent and serious threats to the ability of present and future generations to enjoy the right to life. In addition, environmental degradation particularly affects the most vulnerable people and groups, including Destitute and indigenous people,” the Mexican diplomat added.
Faced with this situation, he said: “All countries have a common responsibility. This includes recognizing that everyone has the right to a healthy, clean and sustainable environment. Remember that membership in the Human Rights Council means our commitment to the advancement and protection of human rights.
He added: “Mexico recognizes that in Article 4 of the Constitution, everyone has the right to enjoy a healthy environment for their development and well-being.”
Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, called on all countries to “after the historic UN Human Rights Council decision” to take bold steps to implement the right of a healthy environment.
The Council called on countries and partners to cooperate to realize this newly recognised right. It also urged them to adopt a second resolution that focuses on the effects of climate change on human rights and to create a special reporteur on this topic.
“The Human Rights Council recognizes the importance of taking decisive action to protect mankind and the planet. This includes the air we breathe and water we drink and the food we eat. It is also about nature protection. “System, this is the fundamental prerequisite for all lives and livelihoods of people, regardless of where they live,” Bachelet stated to reporters in Geneva.
He said: “There have been long-standing calls for such steps, and I am pleased that the Council’s action today clearly recognizes the interrelated human rights crises of climate change and environmental degradation.
“Bold action is required now to ensure this resolution on right to healthy environment serves as a springboard to transformative economic and social policies that promote the protection and enjoyment of people and the natural world.”