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Sustainable Development and Good Governance

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Edited By: K Ginther

Brill Nijhoff (formerly Martinus Nijhoff Publishers)

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #49219 | ISBN: 0792333411
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Highlights the principle of sustainable development as a major topic in international law.


Sustainable development as a matter of good governance: an introductory view; K. Ginther, P.J.I.M. de Waart. Part I: Evolution of Concepts. 1. Evolving principles of sustainable development and good governance; K. Hossain. 2. Sustainable development: some critical thoughts in the light of the Rio Conference; P. Malanczuk. 3. The road to sustainable development: evolution of the concept of development in the U.N.; Y. Matsui. 4. Reflections on the term "sustainable development" and its institutional implications; M.C.W. Pinto. 5. The dynamics of sovereignty in a changing world; N. Schrijver. 6. How to manage sustainable development? W. Lang. 7. Governance and sustainable development in Africa; H.W.O. Okoth-Ogendo. 8. Implementation of international sustainability imperatives at a national level; B. Boer. Part II: Participatory Development. 9. Good governance through popular participation in sustainable development; A.S. Tolentino. 10. Sustainable development and good governance: development and evolution of constitutional orders; K. Ginther. 11. Constitutional orders and sustainable development: the Southern African experience and prospects; P. Slinn. 12. Procedural aspects of international law in the field of sustainable development: citizens' rights; P. Sands, J. Werksman. 13. The right of participation in development projects; C.R. Taylor. 14. Popular participation: a precondition for sustainable development planning. The experiences in Uganda; R.A. Wabunoha. Part III: Development Co-operation and Human Rights. 15. The right to self-determination from a sustainable development perspective; P.J.I.M. de Waart. 16. European Community development co-operation, human rights, democracy and good governance: at odds or at ease with each other? K.C.J.M. Arts. 17. Implications of the principle of sustainable development, human rights and good governance for the GATT/WTO; W. Benedek. 18. Conditionality, human rights and good governance: a dialogue of unequal partners; P. Nherere. 19. Good governance and development co-operation: towards a global approach; E/M/G. Denters. Part IV: Sensible Economic and Social Policies. 20. Common but differentiated State responsibility in international environmental law: from Stockholm (1972) to Rio (1992); S.R. Chowdhury. 21. Good governance, accountability, and official development co-operation: analyzing OECD-demands at the example of the IBRD; K. Raffer. 22. Setting off distributory shortcomings; K.M. Meessen. 23. Sustainable development and good governance: the transition to a steady-state economy; P. Peters. 24. The GATT 1994: environmental sustainability of trade or environmental protection sustainable by trade? F. Weiss. 25. Combating corruption: a measure for shaping decision making in order to achieve sustainable development; E. Ibanda-Nahamya. (Part contents).

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