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368 Pages

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198863427


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Fresh Water in International Law

Second Edition

Laurence Boisson de Chazournes

  • Provides an authoritative and comprehensive analysis of the legal regime governing the status of fresh water under international law
  • Discusses the treaties which apply to international watercourses, as well as the relevance of other bodies of law to the regulation of fresh water, including international human rights law, humanitarian law, and economic law
  • Focuses on how the legal regime of fresh water impacts on the rights and needs of human beings, and on the role of states in facilitating those needs

New to this Edition:

  • Assesses the relationship between the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), especially SDG 6, with the right to water and sanitation.
  • Explores the contribution of an increasing number of water-related cases brought before courts and tribunals to the law applicable to fresh water
  • Takes into account the entry into force of the UN Convention on the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses in 2014

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