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Part V Key Concepts, Ch.29 Public Participation

Jonas Ebbesson

From: The Oxford Handbook of International Environmental Law

Edited By: Daniel Bodansky, Jutta Brunnée, Ellen Hey

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 06 March 2021

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...
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