SDG 7 on Sustainable Energy for All: Contributions of International Law, Policy and Governance
Posted: 20 Dec 2016
Date Written: 2016
This Issue Brief highlights selected features of the existing international legal order that are relevant to the implementation of SDG 7. It surveys relevant international, regional and bilateral treaties and non-binding instruments, identifies certain legal, policy and governance challenges that States may encounter when implementing SDG 7, and then considers innovations to assist with overcoming those obstacles, before drawing tentative conclusions regarding law, governance and policy opportunities for ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all.
Keywords: International Law, International Energy Law
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