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Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

The Constitution of Burkina Faso (1991)

Title I, Chapter IV, Article 29:

“The right to a healthy environment is recognized; the protection, the defense and the promotion of the environment are a duty for all.”

Title I, Chapter IV, Article 30:

“Every citizen has the right to initiate an action or to join a collective action under the form of a petition against the acts … affecting the environment or the cultural or historic patrimony.”