This article examines the main obligations imposed by the Stockholm Convention and evaluates its likely efficacy in fulfilling its stated objective of protecting human health and the environment. The application of the precautionary principle in the convention is examined, the nature of POPs and the associated risks are discussed and some of the major obligations imposed by the convention are outlined and evaluated. Finally, the implementation of the convention in Australia is considered.
|Number of pages||10|
|Publication status||Published - 2005|