The Problem of the Application of International Environmental Law in Chad
Social Sciences
Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2019, Pages: 52-61
Received: May 9, 2018; Accepted: Jun. 4, 2018; Published: May 7, 2019
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Abdelkerim Marcelin, Department of Humanitarian Action, Institute of Science and Administration, N'Djamena, Chad
Ndingangar Teadoum Emmanuel, Faculty of Juridical and Political Sciences, Emi Koussi University, N'Djamena, Chad
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The question of the legality of international environmental law is particularly acute in the domestic legal systems of sub-Saharan African states. This is the case of Chad. The current configuration of this problem is reflected in ambiguities common to global and regional environmental standards and those specific to sub-regional environmental standards. They are likely to deny their legality. With regard to the former, these ambiguities revolve around the ratification of conventional legal instruments and their transposition into the domestic legal order. With regard to the second ones falling precisely under Community law, they are broken down into the lack of knowledge of these standards, their inadequacies not contributing to the construction of an autonomous Community law of the environment. The lack of effectiveness of international environmental law is thus far from leading to an effective protection of the environment in Chad.
Keywords
International Environmental Law, Community Environmental Law, Legality, Effectiveness
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Abdelkerim Marcelin, Ndingangar Teadoum Emmanuel, The Problem of the Application of International Environmental Law in Chad, Social Sciences. Vol. 8, No. 2, 2019, pp. 52-61. doi: 10.11648/j.ss.20190802.13
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