This book deals with the interaction of science and policy from a legal perspective. Expert contributors outline the role of law in water management and suggest solutions to make laws flexible and adaptive to changes in scientific knowledge and environmental, social and economic conditions. Each

This volume, which represents the third of previous AIDA special issues of Water International (37:6, 2012 and 41:6, 2016),  gathers selected papers on law and governance presented at the IWRA’s 16th World Water Congress, held in Cancun, Mexico, in 2017. AIDA has played

Notification of co-riparian states of planned measures on shared watercourses that may result in significant adverse effects has been widely accepted as one of the established principles of international water law, now codified and elaborated by the 1997 UN Watercourses Convention. This monograph begins with

Based on selected case studies, this monograph examines the role of experts in the resolution of international freshwater disputes. The authors then proceed to the identification of good practices and shortcomings, and offer suggestions as to how experts may be better involved and used in

On the occasion of the XVIth WWC, organized by IWRA at Cancun (Mexico) from 29 May to 2 June, 2017, AIDA held its 6th Global Conference. In addition to individual papers presented by AIDA members attending the Congress Regular Sessions, AIDA convened three Special Sessions. A

After providing an analysis of international legal instruments relating to the management and protection of water resources, such as the 1997 UN Watercourses Convention and the 2008 Draft Articles on the Law of Transboundary Aquifers, this monograph focuses on the cooperation agreements for the Indus