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Calling on environmental assessment practitioners to fulfil their role in advancing environmental justice

August 18, 2016 at 1:06 pm

On 17 August 2016, the head of CER’s Corporate Accountability & Transparency Programme, Tracey Davies, delivered the keynote address at the annual national conference of the South African affiliate of the International Association for Impact Assessment in Port Elizabeth. The theme of the 2016 conference was “Environmental Change & Challenges: Resilience, Adaptation & Sustainability”. The… continued

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Section 24 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996

Everyone has the right to an environment that is not harmful to their health or well-being; and to have the environment protected, for the benefit of present and future generations, through reasonable legislative and other measures that prevent pollution and ecological degradation; promote conservation; and secure ecologically sustainable development and use of natural resources while promoting justifiable economic and social development.

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