Part VII Implementation and Enforcement, Ch.41 Technical and Financial Assistance
Laurence Boisson de Chazournes
Edited By: Daniel Bodansky, Jutta Brunnée, Ellen Hey
- Sustainable development — Marine environment, protection — NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations) — Intellectual property
Technical and financial assistance plays an important role in the furtherance of environmental protection. Since the end of the 1980s, important changes have modified its contours, aims, and legal structure. The emergence of new principles, such as the principle of sustainable development (see Chapter 26 ‘Sustainable Development’) and the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities (see Chapter 27 ‘Equity’), have introduced new facets to this notion, and the implementation of these principles has resulted in a complex mosaic of financial mechanisms and...