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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South Pacific Commission The South Pacific Commission , established in 1947 , is based in Noumea , New Caledonia and has a Charter to provide a range of services to its constituent countries . These include the giving of technical ...
To regulate the controls on the transboundary movement of hazardous wastes within the region , notification procedures are established which place obligations on the exporting state to notify the states concerned of any intended ...
The new Mekong River Commission was established under Chapter IV of the Mekong River Agreement and an accompanying Protocol . From 1957 , over $ US 600 million was received in cumulative donor assistance by the Mekong River Committee .
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