Environmental Cooperation in Southeast Asia: ASEAN's Regime by Paruedee Nguitragool PDF

By Paruedee Nguitragool

ISBN-10: 0203844882

ISBN-13: 9780203844885

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One of the main demanding environmental threats to the 10 nations of the organization of Southeast Asian countries (ASEAN) has been the haze, the sickening and lethal cloud of smoky toxins brought on by common burning of land and forests in Indonesia. This ebook examines either the danger and reaction to it through analysing environmental cooperation in Southeast Asia from a global regime perspective.

Tracing the advance of nearby cooperation at the haze and comparing the effectiveness of the cooperation, the writer argues that the haze quandary, mixed with the industrial problem of 1997, has profoundly challenged the ASEAN modus operandi, and ended in ASEAN's efforts to set up an environmental regime to deal with environmental demanding situations. The rising ASEAN haze regime is a distinct case learn of a local environmental establishment in multi-levelled international environmental governance.

Based on in-depth unique study, this example research is built-in into diplomacy, political technological know-how, and comparative political research literatures and contributes to a greater realizing of procedures in the local agency.

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J. M. Dewan The establishment of the municipality in Dhaka can be traced back to 1830. At that time, it was known as the ‘Dhaka Committee’ and later renamed to Dhaka Municipality in 1864 (Rizvi 1969). After independence, Dhaka Municipality was replaced with Dhaka Pourashava under the Bangladesh Local Council and the Municipal Order of 1972, which was subsequently upgraded to Dhaka City Corporation (DCC) in 1991 (Banglapedia 2006; Ahmed 1986). The historical background to the development of Dhaka Megacity is provided in the next chapter (see Chap.

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