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The Basel Convention Regime and Sectoral Pollution Control Treaties

Katharina Kummer

in International Management of Hazardous Wastes

Published in print January 2000 | ISBN: 9780198259947
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191682032 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259947.003.0006

Series: Oxford Monographs in International Law

The Basel Convention Regime and Sectoral Pollution Control Treaties

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This chapter examines the relationship between the Basel Convention regime and the sectoral pollution control treaties. Means to harmonize the relevant treaties with the Basel Convention regime are proposed, which would lead to the emergence of a global waste management regime covering all types of waste, not merely those subject to transboundary movement.

Keywords: Basel Convention regime; sectoral pollution control treaties; waste management regime; global waste management; transboundary movement

Chapter.  17374 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Environment and Energy Law

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