Principle13statesshalldevelopnationallawregardingliabi

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Unformatted text preview: ies, and the responsibility to ensure that activities within their jurisdiction or control do not cause damage to the environment of other States or of areas beyond the limits of national jurisdiction. Principle 13: States shall develop national law regarding liability and compensation for the victims of pollution and other environmental damage. States shall also cooperate in an expeditious and more determined manner to develop further international law regarding liability and compensation for adverse effects of environmental damage caused by activities within their jurisdiction or control to areas beyond their jurisdiction. Stockholm Declaration, 1992 Stockholm 26 Principles : Principle 1: Man has the fundamental right to freedom, equality and adequate conditions of life, in an environment of a quality that permits a life of dignity and well­being, and he bears a solemn responsibility to protect and improve the environment for present and future generations. Principle 2:The natural resources of the earth, including the air,...
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