Brill International Water Law Reception, Edimburgh, Scotland, 27 May 2015

AIDA members attending the XVth IWRA World Water Congress at Edinburgh, Scotland, on 25-29 May, 2015, are invited to a reception that will launch the new Brill Research Perspectives Journal on International Water Law, and the book by Tanzi, A., Kolliopoulos, A., McIntyre, O., Rieu-Clarke, A. & Kinna, R, The UNECE Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes: Its Contribution to International Water Cooperation.   The reception will also showcase other publications in the Brill International Water law series (, and the Legal Studies on Access and Benefit-sharing series ( The reception will take place at the Lorimer Room, School of Law, Old College, University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, EH8 9YL, on Wednesday 27th May, 2015, at 6:30-7:30pm. For directions and to reserve a place visit: 

Spaces at this event are limited so make sure you confirm early!

Brill Research Perspectives, International Water Law is is intended to be a hybrid journal and reference publication that combines the verification of peer review of journals, the high usage of reference works, and the pedagogy of textbooks. The Journal will be published in four issues per year, each of which comprises only a uniquely focused, single monograph of 20,000 to 40,000 words (50 to 100 pages) that provides a comprehensive survey of and critical analysis and commentary on the state of scholarship for a given topic and includes an executive summary and a comprehensive bibliography. The Journal is intended for international water law professors, researchers, graduate and undergraduate students, and practitioners. Members of the editorial board include Dr Salman Salman (Editor-in-Chief), Professor Laurence Boisson de Chazournes, Professor Gabriel Eckstein, Professor Makane Mbengue, Dr. Lilian del Castillo-Laborde, Dr. Alistair Rieu–Clarke, and Dr. Kishor Uprety have kindly agreed to be Associate Editors. Together we compose the Editorial Board for the Journal. For further information:

The UNECE Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Brill 2015) – Edited by Attila Tanzi, University of Bologna; Owen McIntyre, University College Cork, National University of Ireland; Alexandros Kolliopoulos, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Greece, Alistair Rieu-Clarke, Centre for Water Law, Policy & Science, University of Dundee; Rémy Kinna, Oxfam Australia, The UNECE Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes provides invaluable insights into the contribution of this international agreement towards transboundary water cooperation via its legal provisions, accompanying institutional arrangements and subsidiary policy mechanisms. Contributing authors are experts on key aspects of the Convention. They address a broad range of issues, primarily concerning its: development and evolution; relationship with other multi-lateral agreements; regulatory framework and general principles; tools for arresting transboundary pollution; procedural rules; compliance and liability provisions; and select issues including its Protocol on Water and Health. For further information: