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14 Principle 10

Jonas Ebbesson

From: The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development: A Commentary

Edited By: Jorge E. Viñuales

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 05 June 2023

Sustainable development

This chapter analyses the rationale, travaux préparatoires, conceptual scope, and normative and jurisprudential influence of Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration. It pays particular attention to how the rights of access to environmental information, participation in environmental decision-making and access to justice have played a major role both in the development of treaties or soft law instruments and it a growing body of domestic and international jurisprudence.

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