19 Principle 15
Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade
Edited By: Jorge E. Viñuales
- Sustainable development
This chapter analyses the rationale, travaux préparatoires, conceptual scope, and normative and jurisprudential influence of Principle 15 of the Rio Declaration. It pays particular attention to the definition of the province of precaution as distinguished from that of prevention, as well as to the reception of precaution in treaty law and jurisprudence, both international and domestic.