Greening International Institutions

Greening International Institutions

by Jacob Werksman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781134054695
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/08/2014
Series: International Environmental Governance Set
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 364
File size: 518 KB

About the Author

Jacob Werksman is an international lawyer, specializing in international environmental law and international economic law. He is currently an Adjunct Professor of law at New York University, and at Georgetown University, and an active Member of the State Bar of California.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
List of Contributors
Introduction
Part I: Policy-making
1. The United Nations General Assembly and the Security Council
Donald Fitzpatrick
2. The United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development
Chris Mensah
3. The United Nations Environment Programme and the United Nations Development Programme
Alexander Timoshenko and Mark Berman
4 .The Conferences of Parties to Environmental Treaties
Jacob Werksman
Part II: Trade
5. The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
Mehmet Arda
6. The World Trade Organization and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
Zen Makuch
7. The North American Free Trade Association
Aradhana Kumar, Jean Milner and Annie Petsonk
Part III: Finance
8. The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund
Korinna Horta
9. The Global Environment Facility
Helen Sjoberg
10. National Environmental Funds
Kyle Danish
Part IV: Regional Institutions
11. The European Union and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
Hun Somsen
12. The South Pacific Region
Wayne King and Vanessa C J Goad
Part V: Avoiding and Settling Disputes
13. The International Court of Justice and the European Court of Justice
Philippe Sands
14. New Institutions and Procedures for Implementation Control and Reaction
Martti Koskenniemi
Part VI: Environmental NGOs and International Institutions
15. The Role of Non-State Actors
Hilary French
Notes and References
Appendices
Appendix 1: Agenda 21 (extract)
Appendix 2: A Guide to International Institutions on the Internet
Index

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