International Trade & Environmental Policy (SOE 202)

International Trade & Environmental Policy (SOE...

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International Trade & Environmental Policy Reconciling tensions between economic & environmental objectives
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Trade Liberalization Environmental Regulation Trade-Environment Tensions Rio Principle 12 – State cooperation to promote an ‘open international economic system that would lead to growth and sustainable development in all countries’ – ‘Trade policy measures for environmental purposes should not constitute a means of arbitrary or unjustifiable discrimination or a disguised restriction on international trade’ (repeated in WTO Preamble)
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The GATT & The WTO The General Agreement on Trade & Tariffs (GATT) The World Trade Organization (WTO) Most Favored Nation National Treatment Tariffs/ Quotas
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Settlement System Characteristics of the GATT & WTO Dispute Settlement Systems Decisions Only Apply to Parties – ‘Court - Like’ Enforceable Structure of the GATT/WTO DS Systems
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This note was uploaded on 06/03/2011 for the course ENVR 202 taught by Professor Carlarne during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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