These guidelines for good practices are intended to assist States in ensuring that their laws and other practices are in line with their human rights obligations. In this vein, the Special Rapporteur recommends that States and other stakeholders apply certain principles.
In his 2016 report, the Special Rapporteur argues that States have an obligation under human rights laws to prevent childhood exposure, and businesses a corresponding responsibility.
In his 2015 report, the Special Rapporteur clarifies the scope and content of the right to information throughout the life cycle of hazardous substances and wastes and identifies several challenges that have emerged in realizing this right—as well as potential solutions to these problems. He discusses several obligations of States and the responsibilities of business in relation to implementing the right to information on hazardous substances and wastes.
A more detailed summary and the full report in all UN languages is available here.