Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 May 2015

336 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198717423

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Winner of the 2016 Paul Guggenheim Prize in International Law (ex aequo)

Treaties on Transit of Energy via Pipelines and Countermeasures

Danae Azaria

Oxford Monographs in International Law

  • Provides an original argument about the classification of obligations governing the energy transit with a view to determining who can invoke the transit state's responsibility: as reciprocal or community interest obligations
  • Provides a systematic analysis of the scope and content of the obligations under the WTO, the Energy Charter Treaty, and sixteen bespoke pipeline treaties Analyses the dispute settlement mechanisms in the WTO, the ECT and bespoke pipeline treaties
  • Determines the availability and lawfulness of resorting to countermeasures in response to a breach of energy transit obligations
  • Assesses whether countermeasures can lawfully be taken in the form of interrupting energy transit via pipelines, including by reference to their human rights effects

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