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International Environmental Agreements

, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp 339–357 | Cite as

Governments and International Civil Society inSustainable Development: A Framework

  • Konrad Von Moltke
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Abstract

International civil society has emerged as a critical forcein sustainable development. This poses significant challenges tothe analysis of international relations. This paper suggests anumber of ways to think about the role of civl society actorsin international relations, focusing on market-based factors andnew institutional venues. Public/private partnerships andproduct regimes are identified as critical framwroks for theunderstanding of the prospects of achieving greater sustainability

competitiveness economic citizenship efficiency foreign direct investment goodwill international civil society international standards subsidiarity 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Konrad Von Moltke
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  1. 1.Dartmouth College, Environmental Studies ProgramNew HampshireUSA

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