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18 Principle 14

Makane M. Mbengue

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: 08 February 2023

Sustainable development

This chapter analyses the rationale, travaux préparatoires, conceptual scope, and normative and jurisprudential influence of Principle 14 of the Rio Declaration. The analysis focuses on how the prior informed consent principle underpinning Principle 14 has shaped the international regimes applicable to dangerous chemicals, pesticides, hazardous waste or living modified organisms.

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