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Compliance with International Environmental Agreements

Thursday, August 10, 1995
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How do we get states to comply with international agreements that are themselves not very well specified, in a system that have no sanctions or other coercive instruments to bring to bear? In this lecture, Harvard government professor Abram Chayes, discusses the problem of compliance with respect to international agreements and suggests that international cooperation can occur without harsh coercive measures.

Tags: 
  • United Nations
  • diplomacy
  • international
  • Environmental
  • treaty
  • agreement
  • cooperation
  • legal
  • system
  • relations
  • compliance
  • public lecture
  • climate
  • atmosphere
  • regulation
  • change
  • global change