Monthly Archives: July 2012

Climate Change, Reactors & Bombs

June’s United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development [http://www.uncsd2012.org/content/documents/727The%20Future%20We%20Want%2019%20June%201230pm.pdf], known as Rio+20, was criticized in many quarters [http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/24/world/americas/rio20-conference-ends-with-some-progress-on-the-sidelines.html] for failing to produce binding agreements on climate change and other global issues. The criticism was justified, insofar as the international community has … Continue reading

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Is ICC A Tool To Advance Political Objectives?

  After the completion of a decade of coming into force of the Rome Statute that established International Criminal Court (ICC), a review of its working has produced a mix of feelings among jurists and commentators worldwide. ICC is the … Continue reading

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Recasting of Sustainable Development

 “The Future We Want”, the agreement produced at Rio +20 held in Brazil from June 20-22 has not unexpectedly disappointed us although mega summits such as UN Conference on Sustainable Development have hardly proved successful in the past with a … Continue reading

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