Document Type : Article


Assistant Prof., Department of Law, Faculty of Law and Political Science, University of Mazandaran, Babolsar, Iran.


Climate change as a common environmental challenge has threatended human life across the globe. Increasing concern about the consequences of such crises in international environmental law has led to coordinated and cooperative actions between all international legal actors in order to overcome such problems. The newest legal concepts and doctrins, have been trying to play a role in protecting global environment. This article will firstly address the interaction between the basic principles of international environmental law through the concept of “common concerns of humanity”. Then, it goes through the international community duties regarding obligations Erga Omnes. Also the international legal actor‘s obligations to confront with common environmental concerns would be examined.


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