Sustainable Development - a view from the South

Camargo Vieira, Susana.
From Sustainable Development to Earth System Governance - a view from the South. Anuário Brasileiro de Direito Internacional, 11 (2): 167-176. 2012.

This paper discusses, from the point of view of the “South”,  international law and politics in the evolution of the environmental/sustainable development issue. The subject is approached from the point of view of the significance of the three main world conferences held in a period of 20 years, and the urgent need to improve environmental governance in view of climate change.


Key words: international law;  sustainable development;  governance; international politics; UN conferences