The Evolution of Sustainable Development in the International Law : Inception, Meaning and Status.pdf

The Evolution of Sustainable Development in the International Law : Inception, Meaning and Status

Nico Schrijver

In a remarkably short time sustainable development has become firmly established in international law. The World Commission on Environment and Development concisely defined this concept as : development that meets the needs of the prescrit generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. This definition combines inter-generational equity with an awareness of the finite capacity of the earth and its natural resources. This book brings together a collection of lectures given at the Hague Academy of International Law. The aim of the book is threefold : firstly, to review the genesis, clarify the meaning and assess the status of sustainable development within international law

International development or global development is a broad concept denoting the idea that societies and countries have differing levels of "development" on an international scale. It is the basis for international classifications such as developed country, developing country and least developed country, and for a field of practice and research that in various ways engages with international

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