Tracing Environmental Law Principles within the Qatari Legal System
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In the era of environmental revolution, law becomes relevant. The last few decades witnessed huge environmental concerns, at a global level, international conferences, declarations, and international treaties has been conducted, and at the national level, special environmental laws, constitutional provisions, bylaws judicial and administrative practices have been introduced. The State of Qatar was not an exception; in the last two decades Qatar introduced itself as a merging player in many aspects of global concern including environmental movement. This study aims at tracing and analysing environmental law principles within the Qatari legal frameworks. In so doing, the study will provide the readers and the law makers with a brief view on the adoption and the implementation of these principles in the Qatari legal system, and the impact of these principle in the Qatari environmental management policy both at the domestic and international levels. This study is the first of its kind in the State of Qatar, and as Qatar is the hosting nation of the FIFA 2022 World Cup with a promise to organize sustainable tournament, the study will help defining and / or adopting and introducing environmental law principles within the Qatari legal frameworks.