Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment

Experiences of Malaysia in the Montreal Protocol through financial and technical incentives: Focusing on ideas and values in the environmental governance towards sustainable development


Muhammad Rizal Razman 1 *, Rabiatul Jannah Mohamad 2, Sharifah Zarina Syed Zakaria 2, Mohd Asran Amisah 2, Kadir Arifin 3, Mohd Hafiidz Jaafar 3, Zuliskandar Ramli 4

Recieved Date: 2014-08-10, Accepted Date: 2014-12-16


Sustainable development is very essential to protect the environmental surroundings as well as for the better living environment for mankind. One of the international law that adopted the principle of protecting the environment is Montreal Protocol, which is one of the successful international environmental laws. Montreal Protocol managed to seek international environmental cooperation among almost all of the states in the world. Several values that supported the sustainable development have been incorporated, compromised and negotiated throughout the implementation of Montreal Protocol at the national level in Malaysia. This ideas and values towards sustainable development have been incorporated in the implementation process assisted in successful of Montreal Protocol’s implementation in Malaysia. Therefore, the primary purpose of this study was to explain the influence of financial and technical incentives (focusing on ideas and values towards sustainable development) during the early stage of negotiations that build up the international environmental cooperation in the Montreal Protocol. Meanwhile, the methods of this study were based on qualitative set up, which is based on the meetings’ proceeding reports of the Montreal Protocol. Finally, the results potentially provide with better understanding of the influence of financial and technical incentives (focusing on ideas and values towards sustainable development) in implementation of the Montreal Protocol based on Malaysia experiences.


Sustainable development, Montreal Protocol, financial and technical incentives, ideas, values

Journal: Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment
Year: 2015
Volume: 13
Issue: 1
Category: Environment
Pages: 125-130

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