International Environmental Law in the Asia Pacific
Springer Netherlands, 1998 M02 18 - 364 pages
What does the future hold for the development of international environmental law in the Asia Pacific? This book addresses that question through a multifaceted examination of various aspects of environmental law in the states which comprise East and Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, the island states of the Southwest Pacific, and occasionally the states of South and Central Asia. A treaties table at the end of the book includes most Asia Pacific countries, giving the reader a fuller picture of the environmental conventions.
In addition to providing an overall view of international environmental law, this examination includes an in-depth look at such subjects as:
The book concludes by assessing the interaction between international and regional environmental law and turning to an examination of future prospects for the Asia Pacific.
Through its thorough range of coverage, International Environmental Law in the Asia Pacific provides an illustration of the current state of development of international environmental law within the region as well as the forces shaping further development of international and regional schemes for environmental governance. In doing so, the book promotes long-term ecological, social, and economic sustainability.
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Association of South East Asian Nations ( ASEAN ) The Association of South East Asian Nations was established in 1967 by the ASEAN Declaration . As of 1997 , it comprises nine countries : Brunei , Indonesia , Laos Malaysia , Myanmar the ...
Responses by ASEAN to Environmental Concerns 2.1 . Declarations and Institutional Features One of the earliest occasions on which ASEAN focused specific attention on environmental matters was in 1978 in Jakarta with the first meeting of ...
ASEAN countries . In this respect it should be noted that the Agreement has not as yet formally entered into effect , as it still lacks the necessary number of ratifications . Nevertheless , a number of measures have been taken by some ...
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