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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Rio Conference As a result of the recommendation of the World Commission on Environment and Development , it was decided in 1989 to convene a Conference on Environment and Development ( UNCED ) in 199245 to commemorate the 20th ...
Article 7 of the FCCC provides for a Conference of the parties to be established as the supreme body of the Convention . The First Conference of the parties to the FCCC took place in Berlin from 28 March to 7 April 1995.
AOSIS also exerted a grea deal of influence at the First Conference of the parties to the FCCC in Berlin , April 1995. AOSIS tabled a draft Protocol to the Convention ( the AOSIS Protocol ) which became a cornerstone ...
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