Unraveling the Nagoya Protocol: A Commentary on the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing to the Convention on Biological Diversity (E. Morgera et al.)

Author(s) Elisa Morgera, Elsa Tsioumani, Matthias Buck Keywords access, benefit-sharing, environmental sustainability, sustainable development, international law, human rights, intellectual property rights, health, food, oceans Abstract The Nagoya Protocol on access and benefit-sharing is an international environmental agreement that concerns environmental sustainability, other sustainable development issues and equity. It addresses a complex subject matter that affects […]

New Norms and Knowledge in World Politics: Protecting People, Intellectual Property and the Environment (P. Stoeva)

Author Preslava Stoeva Keywords Norms, international politics, international relations, environment, climate change, protection from torture, intellectual property rights Abstract This book examines the process of norm development and knowledge creation in international politics, and assesses these processes in case studies on protection from torture, intellectual property rights and climate change. Drawing on the theories of […]

Poverty Alleviation and Environmental Sustainability through…Technology Transfer (K. Bosselmann)

Author Klaus Bosselmann Keywords Clean development mechanism; climate change; environmental sustainability; environmentally sound technology; intellectual property rights; millennium development goals; multilateral environmental agreements; poverty alleviation; technology transfer Abstract To achieve the Millennium Development Goals, international technology transfer can play a major role for poverty alleviation and environmental sustainability. At present, there are economic, social and […]

Environment, Human Rights and International Trade (F. Francioni)

Author Francesco Francioni Keywords Uruguay Round; International trade law; WTO process; GMOs; biosafety; intellectual property rights; technology transfer; environmental protection; trade and labour rights; child labour standards Abstract After the completion of the Uruguay Round and the adoption of the 1994 agreement establishing the WTO, the place of international trade in the context of the […]