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Draft International Covenant on Environment and Development. Fifth Edition: Updated Text

Publication Year: 2017 Publisher: IUCN

Background

The Draft International Covenant on Environment and Development is the result of 20 years of ongoing collaboration amongst eminent environmental lawyers, practitioners and diplomats from around the world. Launched in 1995 at the UN Congress on Public International Law, the Draft Covenant provides a blueprint for an international framework agreement consolidating and developing existing legal principles related to environment and development.