The Effects of Imposed Sanctions against Iran on Environment, Energy & Technology Transfer in International Law

Mahnaz Rashidi, Ali Mashhadi
2015 Faṣlnāmah-i Pizhūhish-i Huqūq-i ̒Umūmī  
International sanctions against Iran have had various effects at national level. This paper has examined the effects of sanctions on the environment, energy and technology transfer areas from the international view point. The fundamental assumption of this paper is that sanctions on the environment violate the right to a clean environment which is directly related to the right to health and the right to life. They also, breach general and special environmental law principles, including common
more » ... t differentiated responsibilities principle, co-operation principle, etc. Considering the vast importance of energy in Iran's economy, it is evident that sanctions have had widespread impacts on this part. Restricting the transfer of knowledge and technology related to nuclear activities and energy has caused problems on industry and technology.
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