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Environmental Protection and the Law of War: A Fifth Geneva Convention on the Protection of the Environment in time of Armed Conflict?

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Edited By: G Plant

Belhaven Press

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #16825 | ISBN: 1852932341
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Lawyers' views.


Part 1 The issues: "Elements of a Convention" document, Glen Plant. Part 2a Proceedings of 3rd June Conference - prepared papers: introductory comments, Carlo Ripa di Meana; the Gulf War - a scientific analysis and Greenpeace's reaction, Dr Jeremy Leggett; the environment law of war - an introduction, Richard Falk; the negotiation of a new Geneva-style convention - a government lawyer's perspective, Helmut Turk. Part 2b Proceedings of 3rd June Conference - verbatim records of round table sessions: session I led by Awn Al-Khasawneh; session II led by Michael Bothe; session III led by Philippe Kirsch. Part 2c Proceedings of 3rd June Conference - conclusion: an international relations expert's overview, Adam Roberts. Part 3 The aftermath and prospects for the future: the aftermath - the rapporteur's conclusions and the Ottawa Meeting of Experts on the Prevention of Deliberate Environmental Damage in the Context of Conventional Warfare 10-12 July 1991, Glen Plant; future prospects and conclusions, Glan Plant. Appendices of documents and of written responses: list of invited guests at the London Conference; relevant treaty texts and soft law instruments; relevant government initiatives within international organizations prior to London Conference - UNEP Governing Council decision 16/L.53, Pentagonal proposals; letter of Soviet Environment Minister Vorontsov welcoming the London Conference; first revised version of "Elements" document (in part); a definition of the "Environment", Michael Meyer; defining the environment, David Tolbert; written contributions by Professor Alfred Rubin; text of government proposals after the Conference's Jordanian proposal and Kuwaiti response; German proposal.

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