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Regional environmental law : transregional comparative lessons in pursuit of sustainable development

Author: Werner Scholtz, (Law teacher); Jonathan Verschuuren
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northhampton, MA : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2015] ©2015
Series: New horizons in environmental and energy law.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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" ... Analyses the manner in which four distinct regional organisations, the European Union (EU), the Organization of American States (OAS), the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the African Union (AU), facilitate cooperation concerning regional environmental law in order to promote sustainable development. The fundamental environmental issues that require regional cooperation are considered: human  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Werner Scholtz, (Law teacher); Jonathan Verschuuren
ISBN: 1781951772 9781781951774
OCLC Number: 911511418
Description: xiii, 444 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction to regional environmental law of the African Union / Hennie Strydom --
Africa and climate change : legal perspectives from the AU / Daniel M. Pallangyo and Werner Scholtz --
Sustainable development of SADC's watercourses : the IncoMaputo River Basin Agreement of 2002 / Michelle Barnard and Willem Daniël Lubbe --
Human rights and the environment in the African Union context / Werner Scholtz --
Introduction to environmental law in the Americas / Claudia S. de Windt and Marcos A. Orellana --
The contribution of the Inter-American human rights system to sustainable development / Anna Meijknecht --
Sustainable water resource management and the Amazon basin / Beatriz Garcia and Jorge Thierry Calasans --
Introduction to ASEAN regional environmental law / Ben Boer --
ASEAN : the Singapore Declaration on Climate Change, Energy and the Environment, 2007 and beyond / Koh Kheng-Lian and Lovleen Bhullar --
Introduction to European Union environmental law / Ludwig Krämer --
EU climate change law : a credible example? / Javier de Cendra de Larragán --
Contribution of the case law of the European Court of Human Rights to sustainable development in Europe / Jonathan Verschuuren --
A comparative analysis of the legal frameworks that govern Europe's transboundary waters / Owen McIntyre.
Series Title: New horizons in environmental and energy law.
Responsibility: edited by Werner Scholtz, Jonathan Verschuuren.

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This perceptive work presents a unique comparative legal analysis, ascertaining how regional environmental law can contribute to the prevailing pursuit of global sustainable development.  Read more...

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