International Economic Governance and Non-economic Concerns: New Challenges for the International Legal Order (Schriftenreihe Der Osterreichischen Ges
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The 1999 WTO conference in Seattle has shown that the future legal framework of international economic governance must also deal with issues not primarily economic: Human rights, labour-, development-, and environmental-issues and the claim for more transparency began to affect the legitimacy of international economic law to a great extent. The volume is an attempt to take stock of these new challenges for international economic law. At the same time it documents ECSA Austria's conference of December, 2001, where international experts have discussed the new tasks as well as possible developments of international economic law.
Economic and Non-Economic Principles: The Relation of Economic and Non-Economic Principles in International Law (Meinhard Hilf/Goetz J. Goettsche).- Democracy and Legitimacy: Taking Democracy Seriously: The Normative Challenges to the International Legal System (J. H. H. Weiler/Julia Motoc); How to Begin to Think About the 'Democratic Deficit' at the WTO (Robert Howse); Legitimacy of International Economic Governance: Interpretative Approaches to WTO law and the Prospects of its Proceduralization (Armin von Bogdandy); The Effect of Soft Law on International Economic Relations (Gerhard Hafner); The Role of NGOs in International Governance NGOs and Developing Country WTO Members: Is there Potential for Alliance? (Elisabeth Tuerk).- Human Rights: Constitutional Primacy and 'Indivisibility' of Human Rights in International Law? The Unfinished Human Rights Revolution and the Emerging Global Integration Law (Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann); International Economic Law as a Means to Further Human Rights? Selective Purchasing Under the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement (Stefan Griller).- Labour Standards: International Trade and International Labour Standards: Choosing Objectives, Instruments, and Institutions (Michael J. Trebilcock); Trade, Labour Standards and Global Governance: A Perspective from the Americas (Jose M. Salazar-Xirinachs/Jorge M. Martinez-Piva).- Environmental Concerns: Integrating Environmental Concerns into International Economic Law (Joanne Scott); The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety: A New Model for Environmental Protection on an International Level? (Gerhard Loibl).- Transparency: Digital Governance in the European Union Anno 2002. Freedom of Information Trumped by 'Internal Security'? (Deirdre Curtin); Transparency and Democracy in the Internet: ICANN as an Example? (Sebastian Geiseler-Bonse); How Far Are Governments Interested in International Transparency? The Distribution of Radio Frequencies as a Practical Example (John Lewis).- Abbreviations.- The Authors of this Volume
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