Sustainable Development, International Criminal Justice, and Treaty Implementation

Sustainable Development, International Criminal Justice, and Treaty Implementation

by Sebastien Jodoin (Editor)


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ISBN-13: 9781107502758
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/12/2015
Series: Treaty Implementation for Sustainable Development Series
Pages: 392
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.83(d)

About the Author

S�bastien Jodoin is a Trudeau Scholar, SSHRC Doctoral Fellow and PhD candidate at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, where his research focuses on human rights and environmental governance. He has lectured widely at universities and conferences in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa and has published in such leading journals as the International Criminal Law Review, the McGill International Journal of Sustainable Development Law and Policy, the Leiden Journal of International Law, and the Journal of International Law and International Relations. In addition, Jodoin is a Lead Counsel with the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law, the Director of the One Justice Project, and a member of the Governance, Environment and Markets Initiative at Yale University. He most recently received the 2012 Public Scholar Award from the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences for conducting research �hat engages and betters the world at large'.

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger is an international lawyer, scholar and executive in the field of sustainable development. She serves as Head of the Economic Growth and Trade Department of the International Development Law Organization (IDLO), an intergovernmental organization headquartered in Rome, Italy, with a unique mandate for law and development. Through the IDLO, she provides legal advice and technical assistance on the negotiation and implementation of international treaties on sustainable development to countries in the Americas, Africa and Asia Pacific, and to the United Nations. Cordonier Segger has published more than sixty papers and fourteen books on sustainable economic development law and policy in three languages. She is a co-editor of the Cambridge University Press series Treaty Implementation for Sustainable Development.

Table of Contents

Part I. Accountability and Sustainability in International Law: 1. The sustainability of international criminal law Sébastien Jodoin; 2. Introduction: criminal justice, sustainable development, and international law Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger; 3. Crime, structure, harm Gerry Simpson; 4. The case for a general international crime against the environment Frédéric Mégret; Part II. International Crimes and Sustainable Development: 5. Environmental damages and international criminal law Matthew Gillett; 6. Violations of social and economic rights and international crimes Salim Nakhjavani; 7. Cultural heritage and international criminal law Roger O'Keefe; 8. The crime of aggression and threats to the future Alexandra R. Harrington; Part III. International Criminal Justice and Sustainable Development: 9. Intergenerational equity and rights in international criminal law Jarrod Hepburn; 10. Corporate liability and complicity in international crimes Ken Roberts; 11. The contribution of international criminal justice to sustainable peace and development Fannie Lafontaine and Alain-Guy Tachou Sipowo; 12. Reparations for victims and sustainable development Pubudu Sachithanandan; Part IV. Building a Sustainable Future for International Criminal Justice: 13. Sustainable development, conflicts, and international crimes Charles Séguin; 14. Transitional justice and peace building for the future: diagnosing and addressing the socioeconomic roots of violence through a human rights and intergenerational framework Lisa J. Laplante; 15. Protecting the majority of humanity: toward an integrated approach to crimes against present and future generations Riane Eisler; 16. The responsibility to prevent: early warning systems to protect future generations Maja Göpel; 17. Conclusion: protecting the rights of future generations through existing and new international criminal law Sébastien Jodoin.

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