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Slides: Beyond Kyoto: Climate Change And International Law, Fabio Feldmann Jun 2006

Slides: Beyond Kyoto: Climate Change And International Law, Fabio Feldmann

Climate Change and the Future of the American West: Exploring the Legal and Policy Dimensions (Summer Conference, June 7-9)

Presenter: Fabio Feldmann, Executive Secretary, São Paulo Forum on Global Climate Changes and Biodiversity, Brazil.

55 slides.

Contains references.


The Impact Of Regional Economic Integration Under The Gatt/Wto Regime Toward The Peace Process: The Case Of Conflict Resolution Between Taiwan And Mainland China, Chen-Yu Wang Jan 2006

The Impact Of Regional Economic Integration Under The Gatt/Wto Regime Toward The Peace Process: The Case Of Conflict Resolution Between Taiwan And Mainland China, Chen-Yu Wang

SJD Dissertation Abstracts

The main idea of this dissertation is to analyze the possible range of expected a bilateral trade agreement toward economic integration between Taiwan and Mainland China as the first step of peace process. By doing this, this dissertation is devoted to the examination of the "regional economic integration under the GATT/WTO regime" and its impacts on the "peace process," especially in the circumstance of Taiwan Strait.

Although the mutual economic and trade transactions are closer than ever before, the political conflicts between Taiwan and Mainland China are too serious to nearly reach war. Taking into consideration the successful accession ...


China And The Human Right To Health: Selective Adaptation And Treaty Compliance, Pitman B. Potter Jan 2006

China And The Human Right To Health: Selective Adaptation And Treaty Compliance, Pitman B. Potter

Faculty Publications

The international community has devoted considerable energy to dialogue and exchanges with China on issues of treaty compliance in areas of trade and human rights, and while many improvements are evident in China’s legal regimes for trade and human rights, problems remain. Further, academic and policy discourses on China’s trade and human rights policy and practice are all too often conflicted by normative differences and illusions about them. The paradigm of “selective adaptation” offers a potential solution by examining compliance with international trade and human rights treaties by reference to the interplay between normative systems associated with international ...


China's Acquisitions Abroad - Global Ambitions, Domestic Effects, Nicholas C. Howson Jan 2006

China's Acquisitions Abroad - Global Ambitions, Domestic Effects, Nicholas C. Howson

Articles

In the past year or so, the world has observed with seeming trepidation what appears to be a new phenomenon-China's "stepping out" into the world economy. The move, labeled the "Going Out Strategy" by Chinese policy makers, sees China acting in the world not just as a trader of commodities and raw materials, or the provider of inexpensively-produced consumer goods for every corner of the globe, but as a driven and sophisticated acquirer of foreign assets and the equity interests in the legal entities that control such assets. The New Yorker magazine, ever topical and appropriately humorous, highlighted this ...