Part V Key Concepts, Ch.29 Public Participation
Edited By: Daniel Bodansky, Jutta Brunnée, Ellen Hey
- Pollution — Sustainable development — NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations) — Responsibility of non-state actors
Two intimately related developments regarding public participation in environmental decision-making can be discerned in international law. First, there are increasing efforts at the international level to adopt standards designed to govern public participation in national-level decision-making. Second, a growing number of procedures govern public participation in international decision-making, within the framework of international environmental agreements and international institutions. While the two types of procedures are to be distinguished, both are driven by...