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Governing international rivers

Tun Myint

Governing international rivers

polycentric politics in the Mekong and the Rhine

by Tun Myint

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Published by Edward Elgar in Cheltenham, UK, Northampton, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International rivers,
  • Case studies,
  • Government policy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 240-254) and index.

    StatementTun Myint
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKZ3700 .M95 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 263 p. ;
    Number of Pages263
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25371867M
    ISBN 101781001472, 1781001480
    ISBN 109781781001479, 9781781001486
    LC Control Number2011942556

    Deprive him of food, and he can go on for weeks or months, depending on his physical condition at the beginning of the fast—and on whether he has adequate supplies of water. Elsewhere I develop a principle regarding the joint governance Governing international rivers book international rivers. Threats to the world's rivers, watersheds, and critical freshwater ecosystems have resisted the establishment of effective global agreements through intergovernmental bargaining because the conditions for successful interstate cooperation—effective state authority, stable knowledge frameworks, and a territorialized understanding of nature—cannot be imposed upon water controversies. These case studies present a comprehensive picture of the basin areas, issues concerning the basins, and the governance structures that are instituted in the basin. In particular: Do governments have responsibilities or rights regarding the management of natural resources in other states?

    Chime in below. The prose is beautiful, humorous, and earnest in its approach to discovering the deeper meaning of life, through fishing. Columbia river treaty. That is, the way that people are morally connected to each other through place, I think, should start to play a role in analytic global justice theory.

    The UN United Nations Convention That the rule of equitable utilization is required by customary international law is shown by the many treaties based on the concept, by international judicial and arbitral awards, and by the Governing international rivers book opinions of the most highly qualified legal scholars. Conca examines the politics of these institutions, presenting a framework for understanding global environmental governance based on key institutional presumptions about territoriality, authority, and knowledge. Since this claim is only recognised by four other countries, the EEZ claim is also disputed. For those who study these two basins in particular, Myint's book will continue to a better understanding of the effect that political disputes have on policy-making processes and thus will retain its scholarly value for years to come. McCaffrey SC The law of the non-navigational uses of international watercourses. Disputes over international waters[ edit ] Atlantic Ocean — the main zone of sea transport in 15th—20th centuries.


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Further, Schmeier considers the influence of Governing international rivers book design characteristics on RBO effectiveness. Serious conflict in one form or another cannot be avoided Governing international rivers book the rule of equitable utilization without a clear definition of the precise standards for managing the shared waters and a peaceful mechanism for the orderly investigation and resolution of the disputes characteristic of the rule.

You can learn a lot about the issues facing this young nation as you float on the Mighty Mississippi with Huck, Tom, and Jim on their homemade raft. Lorenz FM Protection of water facilities under international law. Nations will continue to struggle to manage their transboundary resources and international agencies will continue to develop an integrated system of Governing international rivers book law to guide them in this endeavor.

Arab Renaissance Publishing House, Cairo, p Contributions[ edit ] Among its accomplishments, the organization counts its integral involvement with the formation of the World Commission on Dams as one of its most important contributions.

The utter incompatibility of such claims guarantees that neither claim will prevail in the end, although the process of negotiating or otherwise arriving at a solution might require decades.

In: Gleick PH ed Water in crisis. The Customary International Law of International Waters Customary international law arises from the practices of nations when those practices are undertaken out of a sense of legal obligation called the opinio juris.

The Northwest Passage through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago is one of the more prominent examples, with Canada claiming it as internal waterswhile the United States and the European Union considers it an international strait.

Convention on the law of the non-navigational uses of international watercourses Adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 21 May Because hydrologic, economic, and engineering variables are essentially the same as those of surface waters, the principles regarding shared rivers likely apply to shared aquifers.

Review by Richard Young. The author examines the river basin organisation as a key institution for managing international watercourses. And, in fact, a model of this alternative is already practiced over many international rivers.

Whether a group is on the up or downstream side of a resource-sharing relationship, it has a responsibility to engage in cooperative management of that resource. Several international treaties have established freedom of navigation on semi-enclosed seas.

Dellapenna Bibliography Beach, Heather et al. Ethiopia, however, is too poor and too poorly organized to construct the dams and related infrastructure necessary to exploit the Blue Nile without outside financial assistance.

Yet without a legal resolution of disputes over water, the disputes can only lead back to the law of the vendetta. Chou S et al Water scarcity in river basins as a security problem. The UN Convention also originally embraced a second principle, termed the "no-harm rule," in its Article 7.

The Arab League, Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization, Arab Research and Studies Institute, Cairo, p 64 in Arabic ; see also: Beaumont P The UN Convention on the law of non-navigational uses of international watercourses: its strengths and weaknesses from a water management perspective and the need for new workable guidelines.

Governing International Rivers

I owe thanks to Oliviero Angeli for introducing me to the Yasuni National Park example as a case study in resource rights. Most disputes over international Governing international rivers book systems thus have eventually led to a treaty based on equitable utilization, and several hundred such treaties now have entered into force regarding internationally shared waters.

The Mississippi River is a Governing international rivers book character in this unforgettable adventure yarn. Nations have gone to war repeatedly in the Governing international rivers book century while carefully protecting each other's water facilities and respecting the promised share of a water allocation.

Evidence is found by well-written and attractive in-depth case studies dealing with the international clean up of the Rhine and the construction of the Pak Mun Dam in the Mekong basin.

Eldin Amer S The legal system of international rivers.International water law is a complex topic, which grows increasingly important in a water-scarce world. Nations will continue to struggle to manage their transboundary resources and international agencies will continue to develop an integrated system of water law to guide them in this endeavor.

Apr 30,  · Extract. What we saw in the previous chapter is the lie of the land for the Pak Mun Dam struggle in Thailand. The struggle, led by project-affected villagers for 14 years from topassed through seven prime ministers and nine coalition governments including the military coup council, the National Peace Keeping Council and its appointed galisend.com: Tun Myint.

Governing International Watercourses River Basin Organizations and the Sustainable Governance of (Europe) rivers.

The book contributes to the academic debate on how shared natural and environmental resources can be managed in a sustainable way and which institutional and legal mechanisms actually matter for doing so.

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