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Published: 28 February 2019

688 Pages


ISBN: 9780198736929

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The Law of International Watercourses

Third Edition

Stephen C. McCaffrey

Oxford International Law Library

  • An authoritative guide to applying the law on international watercourses, making the book of great value to those working in international dispute settlement
  • Fully updated, including coverage of important new cases such as Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay (Argentina v. Uruguay) and Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua)
  • Stephen C. McCaffrey is one of the leading authorities in the field. He prepared the working drafts of what became the 1997 UN Convention on International Watercourses and is engaged in substantial practice in this area

New to this Edition:

  • Discusses the implications of the 1997 Watercourses Convention, which came into force in 2014
  • Updates the entire book, adding new material to many of the chapters covering recent developments
  • Considers the impact of the UNECE Water Convention now being open to all States

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