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Reflections on an international environmental court

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Published by Kluwer Law International in Boston, Mass .
Written in English


  • Environmental law, International,
  • International courts

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Edition Notes

StatementEllen Hey.
LC ClassificationsK3585 .H49 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6790796M
ISBN 109041114963
LC Control Number00053309

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Reflections on an international environmental court. Responsibility Ellen Hey. Imprint The Hague: Kluwer Law International, c The author argues that the establishment of an international environmental court is not the most desirable option and she suggests that it might be more fruitful if we consider developments in environmental law Author: Hey, Ellen. Environmental Courts in comparative perspective: preliminary reflections on the National Green Tribunal of India Draft paper- not to be quoted Prof. Domenico Amirante [email protected] Summary: 1. Making environmental law sustainable: the role of judiciary, subsidiary but essential. 2. A. Intemational Court of Justice. The International Court of Justice (ICJ), the judicial wing of the United Nations (UN) that sits in The Hague, is the preeminent global judicial institution, and it is fully capable of hearing cases concerning international environmental law.2 Indeed, the mere filing of an environmental dispute before the ICJ. International environmental law has come of age, yet the global environment continues to deteriorate. The challenge of the twenty-first century is to reverse this process by ensuring that governments comply fully with their obligations, and progressively assume stricter duties to preserve the environment.

international environmental court, see ELLEN HEY, REFLECTIONS ON AN INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL COURT (). 3. The press release announcing the creation of the Chamber expressly stated that, "[a] t present, out of eleven cases in its docket, the full Court is seised of two cases, namely those concerning Certain Phosphate Lands in Nauru. An environmental court could solve that. Proposals for a UN environmental agency with teeth have already emerged. Both the International Bar Association and the Coalition for an Environmental Court have proposed an International Court on the Environment. The World People's Conference proposed an International Climate Justice Tribunal. International environmental law is a branch of public international law - a body of law created by States for States to govern problems that arise between States. It is concerned with the attempt to control pollution and the depletion of natural resources within a framework of sustainable development. Multilateral environmental agreements are a. notably, UNEP’s recently revised Training Manual of Environmental Law, its Compendium of Summaries of Judicial Decisions in environment-related cases,and its Selected Texts of Legal Instruments in International Environmental Law, this handbook should provide judges around the world with a set of useful reference materials on environmental law.

Yearbook of International Environmental Law, Vol Issue 1, , Pages xi–xiii, International Court of Justice (ICJ) Paolo Galizzi. Yearbook of International Environmental Law, Vol Some Reflections on River Basin Organizations as Arbitral Institutions. 1. Regional Seas. Declarations. Two major declarations on international environmental law are: The Declaration of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (the Stockholm Declaration) (UN Doc. A/CONF/48/14/REV.1 ().This declaration represented a first major attempt at considering the global human impact on the environment, and an international attempt to address the challenge of . Reflections on the International Criminal Court: Reflections on the International Criminal Court:Essays in Honour of Adriaan Bos. Editors: von Hebel, Herman (Ed.) Services for this Book. Download Product Flyer. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google++. Recommended for you. Revisiting Sustainable Development in Light of General Principles of International Environmental Law Product Labelling 15 Years On: The Role of the Judiciary International Regulation and Control of the Production and Use of Chemicals “Revisited”.