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Realizing the Right to Development

Essays in Commemoration of 25 Years of the United Nations Declaration on the Right to Development

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This book is devoted to the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Right to Development. It contains a collection of analytical studies of various aspects of the right to development, which include the rule of law and good governance, aid, trade, debt, technology transfer, intellectual property, access to medicines and climate change in the context of an enabling environment at the local, regional and international levels. It also explores the issues of poverty, women and indigenous peoples within the theme of social justice and equity. The book considers the strides that have been made over the years in measuring progress in implementing the right to development and possible ways forward to make the right to development a reality for all in an increasingly fragile, interdependent and ever-changing world.

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Climate change, sustainable development and the clean development mechanism

The reality of climate change is today beyond doubt. Our planet will become more dangerous and less hospitable in the coming decades. For millions of people this means hunger, poverty, loss of livelihoods, forced displacement, conflict, and even loss of statehood. In short, climate change constitutes a systematic denial of fundamental human rights.

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