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Development without destruction : the UN and global resource management

Author: Nico Schrijver
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2010.
Series: United Nations intellectual history project (Series)
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Since 1945, the UN has been actively engaged in conceptualizing strategies for both economic development and a sustainable environment. From a broad historical perspective, Development without Destruction sketches the role played by organizations and individuals in the UN system in developing and consolidating principles of international law and international governance with respect to natural resource management.
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Schrijver, Nico, 1954-
Development without destruction.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2010007344
(OCoLC)437301832
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nico Schrijver
ISBN: 9780253004567 025300456X
OCLC Number: 656846691
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 302 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction: Concepts and principles --
Historical background : formative phases of international organization during the pre-UN period --
UN involvement with natural resource management at the national and transboundary levels --
Management of the global commons --
The international architecture for environmental governanace and global resource management --
Natural resoures and armed conflict --
The role of the International Court of Justice in the settlement of natural resource disputes --
The UN's conceptual contribution : conclusions and challenges.
Series Title: United Nations intellectual history project (Series)
Responsibility: Nico Schrijver ; forewords by James Crawford and Supachai Panitchpakdi.

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