TITLE

Public Participation in Global Environmental Governance and the Equator Principles: Potential and Pitfalls

AUTHOR(S)
Mikadze, Kirsten
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
German Law Journal;Dec2012, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p1386
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article assesses the self-regulatory instrument Equator Principles (EPs) developed by global banks in 2003 to highlight the importance of civil society participation in international environmental regulations. It offers a background, operation and potential of EPs in strengthening public participation in international environmental law. It also considers deficiencies of EPs in setting up the mechanisms for access to information and transparency.
ACCESSION #
88011502

 

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