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Sustainable Development Law: Principles, Practices, and Prospects

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger and Ashfaq Khalfan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199276707
eISBN:
9780191699900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276707.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book analyses recent developments in international sustainable development law (ISDL), a field emerging at the intersection between international economic, environmental, and social law. ... More


Introduction: Global Governance through Goal Setting

Norichika Kanie, Steven Bernstein, Frank Biermann, and Peter M. Haas

in Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035620
eISBN:
9780262337410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035620.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter lays out a research agenda to assess conditions, challenges, and prospects for the Sustainable Development Goals to pursue this aim. First, the chapter discusses goal setting as a global ... More


Addressing Implementation Challenges

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger and Ashfaq Khalfan

in Sustainable Development Law: Principles, Practices, and Prospects

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199276707
eISBN:
9780191699900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276707.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

International law on sustainable development is evolving at a rapid pace, as are international laws in the fields of economic and social development, and environmental protection. New treaties are ... More


The United Nations and the Governance of Sustainable Development Goals

Steven Bernstein

in Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035620
eISBN:
9780262337410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035620.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The United Nations – with the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development playing a leadership role – is a central and necessary governance node to make progress on the Sustainable ... More


Results of the 2002 World Summit for Sustainable Development

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger and Ashfaq Khalfan

in Sustainable Development Law: Principles, Practices, and Prospects

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199276707
eISBN:
9780191699900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276707.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The World Summit on Sustainable Development brought together an estimated 45,000 participants in Johannesburg, South Africa. The United Nations objectives for the Summit were to review the 1992 UN ... More


Sustainable Consumption: An Important but Ambiguous Concept

Philip J. Vergragt

in Conceptual Innovation in Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036580
eISBN:
9780262341585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036580.003.0013
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter explores the origins of the concept of sustainable consumption in global policy circles in the 1990s and its subsequent evolution in academia, business, civil society, and policy. It ... More


Conclusion: Key Challenges for Global Governance through Goals

Frank Biermann and Norichika Kanie

in Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035620
eISBN:
9780262337410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035620.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter summarizes some key findings of the book, discuss the challenges for, and opportunities of, the Sustainable Development Goals by identifying several conditions that might determine their ... More


Atmospheric Accountants: Entrepreneurial Authority and the Greenhouse Gas Protocol

Jessica F. Green

in Rethinking Private Authority: Agents and Entrepreneurs in Global Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157580
eISBN:
9781400848669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157580.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines a case of entrepreneurial authority in the climate change regime: the Greenhouse Gas Protocol. The protocol is a set of accounting standards to measure and report greenhouse gas ... More


Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation

Norichika Kanie and Frank Biermann (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035620
eISBN:
9780262337410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035620.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

In September 2015, the UN General Assembly adopted the Sustainable Development Goals as an integral part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Sustainable Development Goals mark the ... More


Assault on the summit

Harry Blutstein

in The Ascent of Globalisation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992897
eISBN:
9781526104311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992897.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Maurice Strong organised two Earth summits. The first was held in Stockholm in 1972 and resulted in the creation of the United Nations Environment Programme, which, after the summit, Strong headed. ... More


African development through peace and security to sustainability

Karolina Werner

in Development In Africa: Refocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447328537
eISBN:
9781447328551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328537.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter focuses on the importance of including peace and security in the development agenda. Identifying both fragile and conflict-affected states, it will analyze the obstacles to development ... More


‘Brighter futures, greener lives’: children and young people in uk sustainable development policy

Bethan Evans and Emma-Jay Honeyford

in Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847428462
eISBN:
9781447307259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428462.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

In this chapter we analyse the ways in which young people are positioned in sustainable development policy. Given the emphasis on the future in policy engagements with young people, analysing the ... More


Conceptualization: Goal Setting as a Strategy for Earth System Governance

Oran R. Young

in Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035620
eISBN:
9780262337410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035620.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Mainstream thinking about governance focuses on rule-making and directs attention to the challenges of developing rules, promulgating implementing regulations, and dealing with matters of compliance ... More


Sustainable International Natural Resources Law

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger and Ashfaq Khalfan

in Sustainable Development Law: Principles, Practices, and Prospects

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199276707
eISBN:
9780191699900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276707.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter offers a forward-looking legal research agenda for the next decade using an international sustainable development law approach. This sustainable development law agenda focuses on ... More


Promoting Health with Equitable and Sustainable Human Development

Richard Jolly

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914653
eISBN:
9780190914684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914653.003.0029
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Progress toward social justice in public health requires actions to reduce the extremes of social injustice, well beyond health and health services, within each country and globally. Economic ... More


Architecture

Frank Biermann

in Earth System Governance: World Politics in the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028226
eISBN:
9780262322928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028226.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses the overall global institutional architecture of earth system governance, with particular emphasis on the current fragmentation of the system. It conceptualizes architecture as ... More


Innovations and Implications of the Trade and Sustainable Development Chapter in the EU–Korea Free Trade Agreement

Gracia Marín Durán

in The European Union and South Korea: The Legal Framework for Strengthening Trade, Economic and Political Relations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748668601
eISBN:
9780748684335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668601.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter critically analyses the Trade and Sustainable Development (T&SD) chapter of the EU-Korea FTA. It undertakes a detailed consideration of the substantive and institutional provisions of ... More


Lessons from the Health-Related Millennium Development Goals

Steinar Andresen and Masahiko Iguchi

in Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035620
eISBN:
9780262337410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035620.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter first evaluates the MDGs achievements. The MDGs are evaluated positively for their achievements in poverty reduction, gender disparity in school education, gender equality and some of ... More


De-colonizing the 2030 Development Agenda: Moving Towards a Universal Partnership for Sustainable Development

Alicia Bárcena

in Global Governance and Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785941
eISBN:
9780191827648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785941.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Multilateral development objectives and targets need to be recognized as universal in nature—and, thus “de-colonized” in that they should not focus exclusively on developing countries. As an ... More


Concept of Sustainable Development: Macroeconomic Resource and Income Accounting

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter defines the concept of sustainable development taking account of the roles of accumulation of natural, manmade and knowledge capital in development using a capital theoretic model and ... More


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