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9 Principle 5

Takhmina Karimova, Christophe Golay

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: 02 June 2023

Sustainable development

This chapter analyses the rationale, travaux préparatoires, conceptual scope, and normative and jurisprudential influence of Principle 5 of the Rio Declaration. It places the objective of poverty eradication stated in Principle 5 within the broader context of human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights, as well as of the Millennium Development Goals and the Sustainable Development Goals.

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