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Sustainable development and international law

Author: Winfried Lang
Publisher: London ; Boston : Graham & Trotman/M. Nijhoff, 1995.
Series: International environmental law and policy series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The results of the Rio Summit of 1992 brought a major conceptual breakthrough: environmental protection as a field of international co-operation expanded into "sustainable development" through the involvement of developing countries. This evolution has a major impact on international law as one of the prime means of co-operation between states. Scholars and practitioners are reviewing the directions into which the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Conference papers and proceedings
Kongress
Congresses
Congrès
congrès
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Winfried Lang
ISBN: 1859661793 9781859661796 1853332755 9781853332753
OCLC Number: 32129852
Description: xxi, 319 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Sustainable development : the contribution of international law / Elizabeth Dowdeswell --
The Rio process : marriage of environment and development / Mary Pat Williams Silveira --
Environmental equity : the imperative for the twenty-first century / Edith Brown Weiss --
Comment on the paper by Edith Brown Weiss / Konrad Ginther --
Sustainable development : general rules versus specific obligations / Günther Handl --
Comment on the paper by Günther Handl : the FCCC experience / Michael Zammit Cutajar --
Comment on the paper by Günther Handl : the INCD experience / Hama Arba Diallo --
International law in the field of sustainable development : emerging legal principles / Philippe Sands --
Comment on the paper by Philippe Sands / Howard Mann --
Active compliance management in environmental treaties / Antonia Handler Chayes, Abram Chayes and Ronald B. Mitchell --
Comment on the paper by Antonia Handler Chayes, Abram Chayes and Ronald Mitchell / Martti Koskenniemi --
The development of multilateral mechanisms for monitoring compliance / Patrick Széll --
Comment on the paper by Patrick Széll / Ronald B. Mitchell --
Management of environmental disputes : avoidance versus settlement / Andronico Adede --
Comment on the paper by Andronico Adede / Gerhard Loibl --
Capacity-building in environmental law and sustainable development / Diana Ponce-Nava --
Comment on the paper by Diana Ponce-Nava / Alan Boyle --
From Stockholm to Rio : the institutionalization of sustainable development / Alexandre S. Timoshenko --
Comment on the paper by Alexandre Timoshenko / Mohammed Abdelwahah Bekhechi --
Trusts for the earth : new international financial mechanisms for sustainable development / Peter H. Sand --
Comment on the paper by Peter Sand / George H. de Berdt Romilly --
Corporate strategies toward sustainability / Nazli Choucri --
Comment on the paper by Nazli Choucri / Norio Yamamoto --
The role of NGOs / Wolfgang E. Burhenne --
Comment on the paper by Wolfgang Burhenne / Owen J. Lynch --
Trade and environment : the case for and against unilateral actions / Robert A. Reinstein --
Comment on the paper by Robert Reinstein / Laura B. Campbell --
Trade and environment : the PPMs debate / Candice Stevens --
Comment on the paper by Candice Stevens / Thomas J. Schoenbaum --
Regional perspectives on trade and environment : the European Union / Joachim Scherer --
Comment on the paper by Joachim Scherer / Martina Schuster --
From environmental protection to sustainable development : challenges for international law / Winfried Lang.
Series Title: International environmental law and policy series.
Responsibility: edited by Winfried Lang.

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These are the proceedings of the International Symposium on Sustainable Development and International Law which was held in Baden bei Wien, Austria, from 14th to 16th April 1994.  Read more...

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