Justice, Equity and Benefit-Sharing under the Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity (E. Morgera)

Author Elisa Morgera Keywords benefit-sharing, biodiversity, equity, justice, Nagoya Protocol, mutual supportiveness, indigenous peoples Abstract This article attempts to bridge the multi-disciplinary debate on environmental justice and the traditional international legal debate on equity with a view to analysing the legal concept of fair and equitable benefit-sharing in international law. To that end, the article […]

Fair and Equitable Benefit-sharing at the Cross-roads of the Human Right to Science and International Biodiversity Law (E. Morgera)

Author(s) Elisa Morgera Keywords right to science, benefit-sharing, equity, international law, biodiversity, human rights Abstract As the debate about the need to clarify the content of the human right to science intensifies, this article assesses opportunities for opening a scholarly and policy dialogue on fair and equitable benefit-sharing between international human rights and biodiversity lawyers. […]

Justice, Equity and Benefit-Sharing Under the Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity (E. Morgera)

Author(s) Elisa Morgera Keywords benefit-sharing, biodiversity, equity, justice, Nagoya Protocol, mutual supportiveness, indigenous peoples Abstract This article attempts to bridge the multi-disciplinary debate on environmental justice and the traditional international legal debate on equity with a view to analysing the legal concept of fair and equitable benefit-sharing in international law. To that end, the article […]

An International Legal Concept of Fair and Equitable Benefit-Sharing (E. Morgera)

Author(s) Elisa Morgera Keywords Benefit-sharing, equity, biodiversity, human rights, law of the sea Abstract Fair and equitable benefit-sharing is a diffuse legal phenomenon in international law that has elicited little investigation with regard to its nature, extent and implications. It has been mostly studied as the cornerstone of the international legal regime on bioprospecting. But, […]

The Right to Know and the Duty to Disclose: Pathways to Effective Monitoring, Reporting, and Verification Within the Constitutionalism of Climate Justice (T. Thorp)

Author Teresa Thorp Keywords Right to Information, Human Rights, Environmental Law, Equity, International Law Abstract The Article is in two parts. Part one examines the dynamic interactions between the right to information, human rights, and environmental law from an objective perspective. It situates monitoring, reporting, and verification (MRV) within a new architecture of human rights […]