The World Bank and Sustainable Development

The World Bank and Sustainable Development

Legal Essays

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Freestone retired from the World Bank at the end of 2008, where he had worked for 12 years in various legal capacities. This volume presents his essays on environmental and social safeguard policies and the role of the Inspection Panel, the prototype carbon fund, extractive industries review, the role of the global environment facility, implementation of the Regime of the Convention on the Law of the Sea, and climate change. Appendices include the Instrument for the Establishment of the Restructured Global Environment Facility, the Resolution Establishing the World Bank Inspection Panel, and a summary of cases before the World Bank Inspection Panel, among others. Martinus Nijhoff is an imprint of Brill. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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The World Bank and Sustainable Development: Legal Essays collects works from the past ten years by David Freestone, former Deputy General Counsel and Senior Adviser at the World Bank. The essays offer a unique perspective founded on the author’s years of experience at the World Bank. They cover a wide-range of topics, including the Bank’s Sustainable Development and its Climate Change agendas as well as its project based Environmental and Social Safeguard policies, highlighting the evolution of the pioneering role of the Bank’s Inspection Panel.

Publisher: Leiden : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2012
ISBN: 9781283854122
Characteristics: 1 online resource


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