Between International Law, Kastom and Sustainable Development: Cultural Heritage in Vanuatu

@inproceedings{Serrano2011BetweenIL,
  title={Between International Law, Kastom and Sustainable Development: Cultural Heritage in Vanuatu},
  author={Katharina Anna Serrano and Milena Petrova Stefanova},
  year={2011}
}
Developing island states often struggle to identify and manage natural resources in settings characterized by ‘legal pluralism’. The existence of multiple rule systems with competing claims to legitimacy is a hallmark of Vanuatu’s institutional landscape. The resilience of local systems, the limited reach of central institutions and the rhetorical support of state actors for kastom nevertheless present an opportunity to think creatively about governance in Vanuatu and to develop innovative… 
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