The present paper is based on the contention that, by virtue of the impact of resource exploitation on individuals, international human rights' tribunals and bodies, particularly the organs of the Inter-American System, are increasingly in the position of "allocator" of natural resources, giving new meaning to the concept of permanent sovereignty.
"Sovereignty over Natural Resources under Examination: The Inter-American System for Human Rights and Natural Resource Allocation,"
Annual Survey of International & Comparative Law:
1, Article 4.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.law.ggu.edu/annlsurvey/vol12/iss1/4