International Environmental Law

Slovakia 1977 states entered into a treaty for

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Unformatted text preview: tion and other human rights instruments. “ Section 2: Transborder Environmental Harm o Cases: Trail Smelter Arbitration (US v Canada) o Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons “the environment is not an abstraction but represents the living space, the quality of life and the very health of human beings, including generations unborn” o Gabcikovo- Nagymaros Project (Hungary v. Slovakia) 1977 – states entered into a treaty for construction of a system of dams and other works on the Danube river in their territories and to reroute waters of the river by way of a canal Section 3: Preserving Collective Goods Protecting against Ozone Depletion 1985 – Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer – • monitoring and researching • indentifying what’s causing • compliances – trade sanctions, timelines deadlines, technical transfers, financial assistance Montreal Pro...
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