NHRC: ‘Stop dumping e-waste into developing countries’

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Justice Arun Mishra, Chairperson of India’s National Human Rights Commission, expressed concern about developed countries dumping e-waste into the borders of developing countries. He emphasized the importance of ending this practice in order to universally ensure human rights and a healthy, sustainable environment.

Justice Mishra was speaking at the Asia Pacific Forum’s 27th Annual General Online Meeting of National Human Rights Institutions from various countries in the region in the Session on “A Universal Human Right to a Health, Sustainable Environment – The Role of NHRIs.” He stated that all countries must implement a multi-pronged strategy to combat the threat of climate change in a timely manner.

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