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Part II International Economic Law as an Order of Rules and Principles, VII Human Rights and International Economic Relations

From: Principles of International Economic Law (1st Edition)

Matthias Herdegen

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From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 05 December 2020

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Natural resources — Human rights
Internationally recognized human rights have an enormous impact on international economic relations as well as on national economic laws. Nowadays, human rights based on custom as well as universal and regional treaties rank as important elements of the international legal order. Just as fundamental rights on the national level, international human rights do not only protect the private sphere of life, but also entrepreneurial activities and property. Social guarantees and collective rights, such as the freedom of association, significantly shape the economic...
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