Author Archives: Alina Holzhausen

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About Alina Holzhausen

Alina Holzhausen is a Researcher in Public International Law and Climate Change at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL), and a PhD candidate at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. Her main research interests include the climate change and human rights nexus, including implications for cultural heritage.

Bonaire v. Netherlands: Climate Change Impacts on Island Communities’ Cultural Heritage Before Dutch Courts

Posted on: February 12, 2024 by Alina Holzhausen

Seven residents and Dutch nationals of Bonaire, a Dutch special municipality in the southern Caribbean, have launched, together with Greenpeace Netherlands, a legal action against the Dutch government over its failure to protect the Islanders against climate change impacts. Based on the right to life (Article 2) and the right to respect for private and […]