1. The growing influence of globalisation, the marked increase in world trade and the perceived necessity of improving their competitiveness in the world trade arena has led countries to reduce State intervention in the economy in order to allow the free market to operate. The privatisation of State provided services and functions and of State owned enterprises fits within such a strategy. Debates on the effects of privatisation have been on-goi...
  2. World Development Law

    Publication date: January 8, 2001

    The 1986 United Nations Declaration on the right to development declares that the human person is the central subject of development. World Development Law takes this statement as a starting point. To what extent has the branch of international law that deals with North-South relationships changed since 1986? What has been the effect of moving the individual to the centre of the stage in development relationships? Clearly, the relationship bet...