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UNEP's New Way Forward: Environmental Law and Sustainable Development

Edited By: Sue Lin

397 pages, no illustrations

United Nations Environment Programme

Paperback | Dec 1995 | #66280 | ISBN: 9280715240
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The principal focus of the publication is development of environmental law - at both national and international levels - in the direction of sustainable development in the context of UNCED, especially Agenda 21 with emphasis on UNEP's work in this field.


International law as a language for international relations; environmental equity and international law; implementation of environmental convention - a regional perspective; trade provisions in multilateral environmental agreements; avoidance, prevention and settlement of environmental disputes; liability for environmental damage; human rights, environment and development; indigenous people's rights and environmental law; UNEP's programmatic approach towards the development and periodic review of environmental law; UNEP's programme of assistance on national legislation and institutions; capacity building in environmental law; emerging trends in national environmental legislation in developing countries; partnership in action - UNEP/UNDP joint project on environmental law in Africa; protection of the marine environment from land-based activities; environmental law and international trade in hazardous chemicals; environmental impact assessment legislation in developing countries; application of environmental norms by military establishments; foreign investment and international environmental law; criminal law and environmental management; UNEP's environmental law information services.

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