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Special and Differential Treatment, Trade and Sustainable Development


  • Irish Maureen

    (University of Windsor)


This article examines the objective of sustainable development, listed in the preamble to the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization. It discusses the relationship between rights to special and differential treatment included in various WTO agreements and the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities that is part of sustainable development.

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  • Irish Maureen, 2011. "Special and Differential Treatment, Trade and Sustainable Development," The Law and Development Review, De Gruyter, vol. 4(2), pages 72-98, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:bpj:lawdev:v:4:y:2011:i:2:n:5

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    1. Andrew D. Mitchell, 2007. "The Legal Basis for Using Principles in WTO Disputes," Journal of International Economic Law, Oxford University Press, vol. 10(4), pages 795-835, December.
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