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Mr. Shinya Murase

Mr. Shinya Murase
Professor of Law
Sophia University Faculty of Law

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Environmental Law
Climate Change
Protection of the Atmosphere and Codification and Progressive Development of International Law
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Environmental Law
Climate Change
Protection of the Atmosphere and
Codification and Progressive Development of International Law
A. Legal Instruments
Convention on the High Seas, Geneva, 29 April 1958, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 450, p. 11.

Convention on the Continental Shelf, Geneva, 29 April 1958, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 499, p. 311.

Convention on the Territorial Sea and the Contiguous Zone, Geneva, 29 April 1958, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 516, p. 205.

Convention on Fishing and Conservation of the Living Resources of the High Seas, Geneva, 29 April 1958, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 559, p. 285.

Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, Vienna, 18 April 1961, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 500, p. 95.

Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, Vienna, 24 April 1963, United Nations Treaty Series, vol. 596, p. 261.

Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapon Tests in the Atmosphere, in Outer Space and under Water, Moscow, 5 August 1963 United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 480, p. 43.

Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, Vienna, 23 May 1969, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1155, p. 331.

Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution, Geneva, 13 November 1979, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1302, p. 217.

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, Montego Bay, 10 December 1982, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1833, p.3.

Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution on Long-term Financing of the Co-operative Programme for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Long-range Transmission of Air Pollution in Europe (EMEP), Geneva, 28 September 1984.

Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer, Vienna, 22 March 1985, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1513, p. 293.

Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution on the Reduction of Sulphur Emissions or their Transboundary Fluxes by at least 30 per cent, Helsinki, 8 July 1985.

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, Montreal, 16 September 1987, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1522, p. 3.

Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution concerning the Control of Emissions of Nitrogen Oxides or their Transboundary Fluxes, Sofia, 31 October 1988, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1593, p. 287.

Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution concerning the Control of Volatile Organic Compounds or their Transboundary Fluxes, Geneva, 18 November 1991, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2001, p. 187.

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, New York, 9 May 1992, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1771, p. 107.  

Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution on Further Reduction of Sulphur Emissions, Oslo, 14 June 1994, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2030, p. 122.

Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Kyoto, 11 December 1997, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2303, p. 148.

Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution on Heavy Metals, Aarhus, 24 June 1998, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2237, p. 4.

Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution on Persistent Organic Pollutants, Aarhus, 24 June 1998, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2230, p. 79.

Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution to Abate Acidification, Eutrophication and Ground-level Ozone, Gothenburg, 30 November 1999, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2319, p. 81.

International Law Commission, Draft Articles on Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts, 2001.

ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution, Kuala Lumpur, 10 June 2002.

International Law Commission, Draft Articles on the Law of Transboundary Aquifers, 2008.
B. Jurisprudence
Trail Smelter Arbitral Tribunal, Trail Smelter Arbitration (U.S.A./Canada), Awards of 16 April 1938 and 11 March 1941, Reports of International Arbitral Awards, vol. 3, p. 1905.

International Court of Justice, Nuclear Tests Case (New Zealand v. France), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 1974, p. 457.

World Trade Organization, United States – Standards for Reformulated and Conventional Gasoline, Appellate Body Report of 29 April 1996, WT/DS2/AB/R.

International Court of Justice,Legality of the Use by a State of Nuclear Weapons in Armed Conflict, Advisory Opinion, I.C.J. Reports 1996, p. 66.

International Court of Justice,Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons, Advisory Opinion, I.C.J. Reports 1996, p. 226.

International Court of Justice, Gabčikovo-Nagymaros Project (Hungary/Slovakia), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 1997, p. 7.

International Court of Justice, Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay (Argentina v. Uruguay), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2010, p. 14.
C. Documents
General Assembly resolution 174 (II) of 17 November 1947 (Establishment of an International Law Commission).

John F. Kennedy, Commencement Address at the American University, Washington, 10 June 1963.

Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its fiftieth session, 20 April-12 June and 27 July-14 August 1998 (A/53/10, reproduced in Yearbook of the International Law Commission, 1998, vol. II (2)).

Annex B to the Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its sixty-third session, “Protection of the Atmosphere” by Mr. Shinya  Murase (A/66/10, 26 April to 3 June and 4 July to 12 August 2011).
D. Doctrine
S. Murase, International Law: An Integrative Perspective on Transboundary Issues, Sophia University Press, Tokyo, 2011.