Transparency in International Law

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Andrea Bianchi, Anne Peters
Cambridge University Press, Nov 7, 2013 - Law - 620 pages
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Introduction 1. On power and illusion: the concept of transparency in international law Andrea Bianchi Part I. International Environmental Law: 2. Transparency and international environmental institutions Jutta Brunnée and Ellen Hey 3. Global or European only?: International law on transparency in environmental matters for members of the public Jonas Ebbesson Part II. International Economic Law: 4. Transparency in international financial institutions Luis Hinojosa Martinez 5. Institutional transparency in the WTO Panagiotis Delimatsis 6. Transparency in international investment law: the good, the bad, and the murky Julie Maupin 7. Transparency and exchange of information in international taxation Carlo Garbarino and Sebastiano Garufi 8. Transparency and intellectual property protection in international law Thomas Cottier and Michelangelo Temmerman Part III. International Human Rights Law: 9. The human right to information as a vehicle for transparency Jonathan Klaaren 10. Transparency at home: how well do governments share human rights information with citizens? Cosette Creamer and Beth A. Simmons Part IV. International Health Law: 11. Institutional transparency in global health law-making: the World Health Organization and the implementation of the international health regulations Emily Bruemmer and Allyn Taylor Part V. International Humanitarian Law: 12. Behind the flag of Dunant: secrecy and the compliance mission of the International Committee of the Red Cross Steven R. Ratner 13. How much secrecy does warfare need? Orna Ben-Naftali and Roy Peled Part VI. International Peace and Security Law: 14. Transparency in the Security Council Antonios Tzanakopoulos 15. Transparency as a cornerstone of disarmament and non-proliferation regimes Mirko Sossai Part VII. Cross-cutting Issues: 16. Transparency in international law-making Alan Boyle and Kasey McCall-Smith 17. Transparency in international adjudication Thore Neumann and Bruno Simma 18. Transparency and business in international law: governance between norm and technique Larry Catá Backer 19. Power and the public: the nature and effects of formal transparency policies in global governance institutions Megan Donaldson and Benedict Kingsbury Conclusion: 20. Towards transparency as a global norm Anne Peters.
 

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Contents

Transparency and International Environmental
23
Global or European Only? International Law on Transparency
49
Transparency in International Financial Institutions
77
Institutional Transparency in the WTO
112
The Good
142
Taxation
172
Transparency and Intellectual Property Protection
197
The Human Right to Information
223
How Much Secrecy Does Warfare Need?
321
Transparency in the Security Council
367
Transparency as a Cornerstone of Disarmament
392
Transparency in International Lawmaking
419
Transparency in International Adjudication
436
Governance
477
Institutions
502
2 Formal Characteristics of Selected Transparency Policies
521

How Well do Governments Share
239
1 National Human Rights Institutions NHRIs and NHRIs
251
4 Transparency with Respect to Domestic Human Rights
257
6 Is Transparency Correlated with Better Rights
264
Towards Transparency as a Global Norm
534
Index
608
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Andrea Bianchi is a Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland.

Anne Peters is Director at the Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg, and Professor of International Law and Constitutional Law at the University of Basel, Switzerland.

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