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The De Justicia Case

Geographic relevance: Colombia

Language: Inglés

Data type: Legal citations

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In this case, the claimants were group of young people in Colombia who claimed that their rights were infringed by the Colombian government’s failure to do more about reducing climate change by reducing deforestation.

The Colombian Supreme Court ordered government departments and ministries to prepare a plan within a specific timeframe to counteract the rate of deforestation.

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