Constitutional and legal base for sustainable development in Macedonia

Matlievska, Margarita (2012) Constitutional and legal base for sustainable development in Macedonia. Conference Proceedings-1st International Conference South-East European Countries toward European Integration, 20th October 2012. Elbasan, Albania. pp. 590-594. ISSN 2221-5956

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ABSTRACT Sustainable development, as a new paradigm of development, impose a challenge for every country which recognize it as precognition for better life and wellbeing of its citizen’s. Each country has a different, national solution for realization and implementation of this new philosophy of development. Yet, the essential elements that enable the creation of sustainable development policies are the Constitution of the state and its legislative, both containing the basic principles of sustainable development. The aim of this Paper is to present the basis for conducting national policy for sustainable development policy in Macedonia. The subject of research were the Constitution of the Republic of Macedonia and the Low on Environment which is fully complied with the Acquis Communitaire of the European Union. According to analysis done, the result is that the Constitution is founded on the sustainable development pillars and that the Law on Environment contains articles that impose obligations for fulfillment the concept of sustainable development. That leads to the conclusion that Macedonia follows the modern trends in implementation the sustainable development policy. Key words: Sustainable Development, Constitution, Law on Environment.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Social Sciences > Economics and business
Divisions: Faculty of Economics
Depositing User: Margarita Matlievska
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2012 14:26
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2012 14:26

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