The Multiple Challenges
Edited by Laurence Boisson de Chazournes, Christina Leb and Mara Tignino
International Law and Freshwater connects recent legal developments through the breadth and synergies of a multidisciplinary analysis. It addresses such critical issues as water security, the right to water, international cooperation and dispute resolution, State succession to transboundary watercourse treaties, and facets of international economic law, including trade in ‘virtual water’ and the impacts of ‘land grabs’.
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- International Law and Freshwater
- Figures and tables
- Chapter 1: Introduction
- Chapter 2: The law of international watercourses: achievements and challenges
- Chapter 3: Water security, perceptions and politics: the context for international watercourse negotiations
- Chapter 4: Water and sanitation are human rights: why does it matter?
- Chapter 5: Water rights of indigenous peoples and local communities
- Chapter 6: Do people have rights in boundaries’ delimitations?
- Chapter 7: The codification of universal norms: a means to promote cooperation and equity?
- Chapter 8: A scalable approach towards realizing tangible benefits in transboundary river basins and regions
- Chapter 9: Regional contributions to international water cooperation: the UNECE contribution
- Chapter 10: Transboundary water resources and international law: the example of the aquifer management of the Geneva region (Switzerland and France)
- Chapter 11: The Guaraní Aquifer Framework Agreement (2010)
- Chapter 12: The Senegal River legal regime and its contribution to the development of the law of international watercourses in Africa
- Chapter 13: The contribution of procedural rules to the environmental protection of transboundary rivers in light of recent ICJ case law
- Chapter 14: WTO and trade in natural resources
- Chapter 15: Virtual water, “land grab” and international law
- Chapter 16: Competing water use in large-scale commercial farms: Ethiopia
- Chapter 17: Do judicial decisions settle waterrelated disputes?
- Chapter 18: Mediation of international water disputes — the Indus, the Jordan, and the Nile Basins interventions
- Chapter 19: India and Pakistan’s truculent cooperation: can it continue?
- Chapter 20: State succession to water treaties: uncertain streams
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