The common heritage of mankind and the human genome
Language: en
Authors: Héctor Gros Espiell
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher:

Books about The common heritage of mankind and the human genome
Common Heritage of Mankind: A Bibliography of Legal Writing
Language: en
Authors: Prue Taylor, Lucy Stroud
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-25 - Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

Scholars interested in the history and significance of the idea of declaring the seabed (beyond national jurisdiction) an international Common Heritage, will find this book an essential reference source. This proposal was made by Malta's Ambassador to the United Nations, Dr Arvid Pardo, in a seminal speech to the UN
The Human Genome as Common Heritage of Mankind
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Jean Buttigieg
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-24 - Publisher: Ibidem Press

Jean Buttigieg demonstrates the necessity to make it a legal principle of international law that the human genome is a common heritage of mankind. The patent system encourages the commercialization of the human genome, effectively hindering discoversies that prompt new and better medical treatments. The true essence of the human
The International Legal Governance of the Human Genome
Language: en
Pages: 225
Authors: Chamundeeswari Kuppuswamy
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-06-09 - Publisher: Routledge

The human genome is a well known symbol of scientific and technological progress in the twenty-first century. However, concerns about the exacerbation of inequalities between the rich and the poor, the developing and the developed states, the healthy and the unhealthy are causing problems for the progress of scientific research.
Humanity across International Law and Biolaw
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Britta van Beers, Luigi Corrias, Wouter G. Werner
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-13 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The concepts of humanity, human dignity and mankind have emerged in different contexts across international law and biolaw. This raises many different questions. What are the aims for which 'humanity' is mobilised? How do these aims affect the ensuing interpretations of this concept? What are the negative counterparts of humanity,