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The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development - A Commentary edited by Viñuales, Jorge E

7 Principle 3

Claire Molinari

From: The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development: A Commentary

Edited By: Jorge E. Viñuales

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 18 August 2019

Subject(s):
Sustainable development

This chapter analyses the rationale, travaux préparatoires, conceptual scope, and normative and jurisprudential influence of Principle 3 of the Rio Declaration. It pays particular attention to the shift from the initial assertion of a right of States to development to the subsequent emphasis placed on intergenerational equity.

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