Proposed amendments to voting rights do not fall on fertile grounds

Proposed amendments to voting rights do not fall on fertile grounds Under international law, the doctrine of one state, one vote is widespread. Also within CITES, each proposal that is tabled is voted upon by the now 186 Parties to the Convention in that manner. This means, each Contracting Party has the same right to …

The International Whaling Commission prepares for global emergencies by amending voting rights

The International Whaling Commission prepares for global emergencies by amending voting rights (Disclaimer: A more detailed analysis of regime effectiveness and voting rights will appear in the December-issue of The Conservation & Livelihoods Digest) Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic has forced international environmental governance into a standstill. Only in 2022, the first in-person meetings have convened …