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2 The Philosophy of the Rio Declaration

Pierre-Marie Dupuy

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: 20 March 2023

Sustainable development

This chapter places the Rio Declaration within the broader context of the ecocentric and anthropocentric views underpinning the competing and perhaps contradictory goals pursued by the Declaration, namely the restoration of the Earth's ecological balance and the pursuance of economic and social development.

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