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International Environmental Law - LAW860

This unit provides a broad introduction to the major areas of international environmental law. The unit commences with an examination of the sources and principles of international law in relation to the environment, related non- state actors, the law -making process and issues associated with compliance and enforcement. The unit explores key conventions and soft law instruments relating to climate change, ozone depletion, biodiversity, habitat protection, hazardous waste and pollution, and sustainable development. The unit also considers contemporary debates at the intersection of trade, human rights, Indigenous peoples and the environment.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S2 Block - Session 2, Block, classes are held in an intensive mode over a sequence of days ((with on-campus sessions))

S2 External - Session 2, External ((with on-campus sessions))

Staff Contact(s): Mr Paul Govind

Admission to MEnv or MEnvLaw or MEnvMgt or MIntEnvLaw or MIntTrdeComLaw or MIntRel or MIntRelMIntTrdeComLaw or MDevCult or LLM or MIntLawGovPP or MSocEntre or GradDipIntRel or MPPP or GradDipPP or MConsBio or MPlan or MTransInterMIntRel or GradDipSusDev or MMarScMgt or MSusDev or GradCertSocEntre or MPPPIntRel or MDevStud or 42cp in LAW or LAWS units at 400 or 500 level or (admission to JD and 32cp in LAW or LAWS units at 800 level) Prerequisite Information


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Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Macquarie Law School

Faculty of Arts

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