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

After describing customary water rights in selected African countries and the water allocation systems introduced by colonial rulers, and their evolution, this article highlights both the injustices that the colonial legacy of permit systems creates for peasants and the administrative overloads that these systems currently

Although the International Law Association (ILA) was established in 1873, it only turned its attention to internationally shared water resources in 1954, when its study of the applicable principles and rules of international law thereon began. The first ILA committee assigned to this task was the