Mexico – Environment & climate change

Content from non-BHR specific chapters in the Human Rights NAP:

Strategic priority 3.7. Implement measures aimed at the protection of the rights of land, territory and healthy environment, prioritising the autonomy and the self-determination of communities.

3.7.4. Strengthen the evaluation procedure of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Reports of public and private sector projects and activities, which affect the DESCA (acronym for economic, cultural, social and environmental rights), with the participation of the individuals and communities which will be potentially affected by them.

3.7.8. Foster the adequate legal classification of environmental crimes, of public or private sector’s responsibility, as well as for the damage repair, with the goal of facilitating access to justice in environmental matters.