Coal power plants & extractive projects in Armenia & Turkey have adverse impacts on health, environment & labour rights, says new research

Author: Sofia Manukyan, Published on: 7 December 2015

"Human rights costs of development: Case of two neighbours - Armenia and Turkey"

Energy and natural resources play a key role in the development plans of both Turkey and Armenia...[B]oth governments have favoured investments in more conventional energy and natural resource sectors, which in its turn is having its costly impact on the environment, humans’ health and general standards of living in the region. Such practices have not only contradicted both states’ official policies, but have also led to violation of a set of human rights recognized by both countries.

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