MULTILATERAL ENVIRONMENTAL AGREEMENTS (MEAS) AND INTEREST APPROACH FROM ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND GOVERNANCE PERSPECTIVESYusri Munaf, Syafrinaldi, Muhammad Rizal Razman, Radin Zulhazmi Radin Abdul Halim, Sharifah Zarina Syed Zakaria and Nuriah Abd. Majid
Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) are the global environmental laws that are being used in governing global environment by taking precautionary measures to control world emissions of pollution. In order for the MEAs to become a reality as the global environmental laws, MEAs need to seek global environmental cooperation among all states around the world. The global environmental governance scholars suggested that global financial mechanisms through interest approach might influence in the negotiation of creating MEAs. Moreover, the existence of the interest approach, which concerns with global financial mechanisms would lead to international environmental co-operations. This would influence in the negotiations of creating MEAs, that managed to secured environmental cooperation among almost all the states in the globe. Therefore, the primary purpose of this study is to explain the influence of interest approach which the global environmental law and governance.