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Oxford commentaries on international law.
The international community has long grappled with the issue of safeguarding the environment and encouraging sustainable development, often with little result. The 1992 Rio Declaration on Environment and Development was an emphatic attempt to address this issue, setting down 27 key principles for the international community to follow. These principles define the rights of people to sustainable development, and the responsibilities of states to safeguard the commonenvironment. The Rio Declaration established that long term economic progress required a connection to environmental protection. It.
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The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development: preliminary study / Jorge E. Viñuales The philosophy of the Rio Declaration / Pierre-Marie Dupuy Changing conceptions of environmental risk / Jacqueline Peel The Preamble of the Rio Declaration / Francesco Francioni Principle 1: Human beings and the environment / Francesco Francioni Principle 2: Prevention / Leslie-Anne Duvic-Paoli and Jorge E. Vinuales Principle 3: From a right to development to intergenerational equity / Claire Molinari Principle 4: Sustainable development through integration / Virginie Barral and Pierre-Marie Dupuy Principle 5: Poverty eradication / Takhmina Karimova and Christophe Golay Principle 6: Special situation of developing countries / Mamadou Hébié Principle 7: Common but differentiated responsibilities / Philippe Cullet Principle 8: Sustainable patterns of production and consumption and demographic policies / Christina Voigt Principle 9: Science and technology / Sandrine Maljean-Dubois Principle 10: Public participation / Jonas Ebbesson Principle 11: Environmental legislation / Martina Kunz Principle 12: The environment and trade / Margaret A. Young Principle 13: Liability and compensation / Malgosia Fitzmaurice Principle 14: Dangerous Activities and Substances / Makane M. Mbengue Principle 15: Precaution / Antonio Augusta Cançado Trindade Principle 16: The polluter-pays principle / Priscilla Schwartz Principle 17: Environmental impact assessment / Neil Craik Principle 18: Notification and assistance in case of emergency / Phoebe Okowa Principle 19: Notification and consultation on activities with transboundary impact / Laurence Boisson de Chazournes and Komlan Sangbana Principle 20: The role of women / Claire Mahon Principle 21: The role of the youth / Magnus Jesko Langer Principle 22: Indigenous people and sustainable development / Dinah Shelton Principle 23: The environment of oppressed Peoples / Mara Tignino Principle 24: The environment in armed conflict / Marie-Louise Tougas Principle 25: Peace, development and environmental protection / Annyssa Bellal and Gilles Giacca Principle 26: International environmental dispute settlement / Tim Stephens Principle 27: Cooperation in a spirit of global partnership / Peter H. Sand.
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