From Stockholm to New York Via Rio and Johannesburg: Has the Environment Lost its Way on the Global Agenda?

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Abstract

This paper examines the evolution of the "international environmental agenda" from the 1972 United Nations Conference on the Human Environment to the 2005 World Summit. In particular, the paper examines the evolution of environmental protection within the UN system over the past 30 years and the increasing impact of developmental concerns on the global approach(es) to environmental protection.

Keywords: environment, development, international law

JEL Classification: K33, K32

Suggested Citation

Galizzi, Paolo, From Stockholm to New York Via Rio and Johannesburg: Has the Environment Lost its Way on the Global Agenda?. Fordham International Law Journal, Vol. 29, No. 5, 2006, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1088858

Paolo Galizzi (Contact Author)

Fordham Law School ( email )

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New York, NY 10023
United States

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