Published: 01 Jan 2002

Organization: UNEP Europe Office

Proceedings of a Geneva Environment Network roundtable. Published by the United Nations Environment Programme for the Geneva Environment Network with the financial support of the Swiss Agency for the Environment, Forests and Landscape.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Philippe Roch and Klaus Töpfer

Precaution from Rio to Johannesburg: An introduction
Franz Perrez

The Precautionary Principle 10
Laurence Boisson de Chazournes

Precaution and the Stockholm Convention
Bo Wahlström

Biotechnology and the Cartagena Protocol
Carolina Lasén Diaz

The Precautionary Principle under WTO Law
Gabrielle Marceau

International Courts and the Precautionary Principle
Philippe Sands

Annexes :
A. Roundtable programme 35
B. Biographies 36
C. Background note by the Swiss Agency for the Environment, Forests and Landscape 37