Developing Countries and Global Environmental Governance: From Contestation to Participation to Engagement

  title={Developing Countries and Global Environmental Governance: From Contestation to Participation to Engagement},
  author={Adil Najam},
  journal={International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics},
  • A. Najam
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics
Developing countries did not start off as demandeurs of global environmental governance. Although they are still rather skeptical about the global environmental enterprise, they have come a long way from being the vigorous contestants that they were three decades ago. This fascinating evolution has not only changed the views of developing countries but has also transformed the shape of the global environmental discourse, most significantly by turning what used to be global environmental… Expand
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