et développement durable.
Enjeux et défis
and Sustainable Development.
Areas and Challenges]
und nachhaltige Entwicklung.
Anwendungen und Herausforderungen]
: Publisud, 2000), 230 pp.,
€ 26,90 ISBN: 2-86600-642-9 ISSN: 0981-6356
Order No. 102050531
a brief introduction, Kerdoun reviews the concept of sustainable
development, the strategy of development and the protection
of the environment in the Mediterranean, he pleads for a strengthened
protection of the good environments and of the natural resources,
he calls for a charter for the protection of the environment
in the Maghreb. He also reviews the problem of maritime pollution,
deals with the protection of the Algerian coast-line and analyses
the studies of the impact on the environment in Algeria and
he concludes with a chapter on water issues and protection.
An annex includes six important national (Algerian environment
act of 1983, Algerian position on international environmental
treaties of 1996), regional (Maghrebean charter on the environment)
and global documents (Rio Declaration) and two documents on
the protection of water.
Kerdoun is a professor for public law at the University of
Constantine and director of a research unit on Africa and
the Arab world. He is a member of many study groups on the
Maghreb and on the Mediterranean. He is the author of three
earlier books on Arab-African cooperation (1987), on technology
transfer (1991) and on security issues in the Mediterranean