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The New Environmental and Human Rights Treaty in Latin America and the Caribbean You Should Know About


Parties to the agreement agree to be guided by 11 principles, including the principles of non-regression and progressive realization, the preventative principle, the precautionary principle, and the principle of intergenerational equity.

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Global Perspectives on a Global Pact for the Environment

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However, these principles developed in differing periods under different varied circumstances resulting in the familiar problem of fragmentation. Certain of these principles are well accepted and considered to reflect customary international law, such as the prevention principle and the obligation to cooperate.

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