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

9 Principle 5

Takhmina Karimova, Christophe Golay

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: 11 December 2019

Subject(s):
Sustainable development

This chapter analyses the rationale, travaux préparatoires, conceptual scope, and normative and jurisprudential influence of Principle 5 of the Rio Declaration. It places the objective of poverty eradication stated in Principle 5 within the broader context of human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights, as well as of the Millennium Development Goals and the Sustainable Development Goals.

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