New Article on the Convention on Biological Diversity

A new article by Elisa Morgera (University of Edinburgh) and Elsa Tsioumani (International Institute for Sustainable Development) explores the evolution of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and its current legal significance, as well as legal issues related to its immediate future. Entitled “Today and Tomorrow: Looking Afresh at the Convention on Biological Diversity”, the article assesses progress in the development and implementation of the CBD at the level of both international cooperation and national implementation, focusing on strategic planning, the innovations of the Nagoya Protocol, the relationship between funding and implementation, and compliance. It is part of the University of Edinburgh School of Law Working Paper Series and will be published in the 2011 Yearbook of International Environmental Law. The¬†full text can be freely downloaded here.

26 August 2011

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