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The Options for an International Regulation of Forests

  • Anja Eikermann
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Abstract

Despite the fact that there is currently no international legally-binding forest convention, the previous chapter addressed a selection of international agreements indirectly referring to forests. It is argued that there is already international law that has a bearing on the international regulation of forests. All of the international treaties analysed above are directly applicable to forests. However, the applicability is subject to conditions. Forests are not the regulatory subject of these treaties. A positive or negative effect of these treaties on forests is, in effect, a side effect.

Keywords

Sustainable Forest Management International Treaty Forest Function United Nations General Tropical Timber 
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  • Anja Eikermann
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  1. 1.Faculty of LawGeorg-August-University GöttingenGöttingenGermany

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