Part VII Implementation and Enforcement, Ch.40 National Implementation
Edited By: Daniel Bodansky, Jutta Brunnée, Ellen Hey
- NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations) — Biodiversity — Sustainable development — Soft law — Treaties, application
National implementation constitutes a key element in ensuring compliance with international environmental law.1 It plays a dominant role in ensuring non-state actors’ compliance with international environmental norms, particularly where international environmental law has been translated, directly or indirectly, into national law. It may also afford opportunities for non-state actors successfully to challenge national implementation of international environmental law through judicial review, national rules on standing and remedies permitting (see Chapter 29...