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Regional Environmental Law: Transregional Comparative Lessons in Pursuit of Sustainable Development

Edited by: Werner Scholtz, Jonathan Verschuuren

ISBN13: 9781781951774
Published: April 2015
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £105.00



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The core focus of this timely volume is to ascertain how regional environmental law may contribute to the pursuit of global sustainable development. Leading scholars critically analyse the ways in which states may pool sovereignty to find solutions to environmental problems, presenting a comparative legal analysis of the manner in which the AU, EU, OAS and ASEAN deal with the issues of climate change, human rights and the environment.

Subjects:
Environmental Law
Contents:
1. Introduction Werner Scholtz and Jonathan Verschuuren

PART I THE AFRICAN UNION (AU)
2. Introduction to Regional Environmental Law of the African Union Hennie Strydom
3. Africa and Climate Change: Legal Perspectives from the AU Daniel Pallangyo and Werner Scholtz
4. Sustainable Development of SADC's Watercourses: The IncoMaputo River Basin Agreement of 2002 Michelle Barnard and Willem Daniel Lubbe
5. Human Rights and the Environment in the African Union Context Werner Scholtz

PART II THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES (OAS)
6. Introduction to Environmental Law in the Americas Claudia S. de Windt and Marcos Orellana
7. The Contribution of the Inter-American Human Rights System to Sustainable Development Anna Meijknecht
8. Sustainable Water Resource Management and the Amazon Basin Beatriz Garcia and Jorge Thierry Calasans

PART III ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS (ASEAN)
9. Introduction to ASEAN Regional Environmental Law Ben Boer
10. ASEAN: The Singapore Declaration on Climate Change, Energy and the Environment, 2007 and Beyond Koh Kheng-Lian and Lovleen Bhullar

PART IV EUROPEAN UNION (EU) LAW
11. Introduction to European Union Environmental Law Ludwig Kramer
12. EU Climate Change Law: A Credible Example? Javier de Cendra de Larragan
13. Contribution of the Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights to Sustainable Development in Europe Jonathan Verschuuren
14. A Comparative Analysis of the Legal Frameworks that Govern Europe's Transboundary Waters Owen McIntyre

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