Whilst the UN Committee dismissed the complaint on procedural grounds, its decision contains important findings on foreseeability, causation and cross-border responsibility. Through its findings of intergenerational equity and extraterritorial responsibility, the Committee has made important statements on the extra-territorial application of human rights.
Decision by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child – An unsuccessful complaint that extends the application of Human Rights
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Date produced: 20/12/2021