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Case Law ECLI:NL:GHDHA:2018:2610 (09/10/2018)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts Gerechtshof Den Haag

Date: 10/09/2018

Subject: The decision of the Gerechtshof Den Haag (Court of Appeal of The Hague), found illegitimate and in violation of its own due of diligence deriving from articles 2 and 8 of the ECHR, the lack of the implementation by the State of a more ambitious project for the reduction of CO2 emissions, therefore asking to obtain, within the end of 2020, a diminution of at least the 25% in comparison with the levels of 1990

Parties: The State of the Netherlands v. Urgenda Foundation

Original language: Dutch

Classification: Dignity - Art. 2 Right to life - Freedoms - Art. 7 Privacy - Art. 9 Right to found a family - Solidarity - Art. 35 Preventive health care - Art. 37 Environmental protection

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