The Antarctic Legal Regime

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Christopher Clayton Joyner, Sudhir K. Chopra
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Jul 28, 1988 - Law - 288 pages
These three volumes contain a comprehensive & current documentation of sources of international environmental law (200 instruments) in a handy version. Several of these documents were never printed elsewhere. Volume 1 embodies the important declarations, resolutions or drafts of international organizations & bodies: 25 UNO/UNEP/FAO documents (including all UNEP-guidelines), 15 resolutions of the three recording bodies (International Law Association, Institut de Droit International & ILC), 14 ECE-Declarations/Recommendations, 32 OECD-Decisions/Recommendations, 10 Resolutions/Recommendations of the Council of Europe, 9 Declarations on Climate Change/Sustainable Development, 9 important Drafts (including the US-Restatement & the new ECE-Draft Convention on Transboundary Watercourses). Volumes 2 & 3 contain the bior multilateral agreements: 28 global or regional Agreements for the protection of seas (including the new Lisbon Convention & the Kingston Protocol), 17 Agreements of Regimes of European, American or African Rivers (including the Guidelines/Action Programmes for Lake Constance & Rhine, & the consolidated version of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement), 14 global & 9 regional Agreements for the protection of species & nature (including the new Protocol for the Antarctic), 2 Conventions for the protection of soils (control of wastes), 11 Agreements for the protection of air/atmosphere (including the new Geneva VOCs-Protocol) & documents for the Earth Summit (2 UN-Resolutions, Drafts of Earth Charter, Biodiversity & Climate Convention). Several documents are of 1991 (a few of December 1991). The volumes contain introductions to each part, references, basic data of the treaties, & three forewords ( G. Handl, H.D. Genscher & Prince Charles ).

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