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23 Principle 19

Laurence Boisson de Chazournes, Komlan Sangbana

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: 21 March 2023

Sustainable development

This chapter analyses the rationale, travaux préparatoires, conceptual scope, and normative and jurisprudential influence of Principle 19 of the Rio Declaration. It focuses on the duty of environmental cooperation in a transboundary context, paying particular attention to the law of international watercourses.

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