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Title: Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses
Alternative Title(s): Watercourse Convention
Available From: http://internationalwaterlaw.org/documents/intldocs/watercourse_conv.html
http://untreaty.un.org/cod/avl/ha/clnuiw/clnuiw.html
Conclusion Date: 1997-05-21
Description: This convention sets forth principles governing the non-navigable uses of international watercourses. These principles include equitable and reasonable utilization; an obligation not to cause harm; an obligation to cooperate; and the regular exchange of information between the parties. The International Law Commission website also includes an analytical guide.
This document is in HTML.
Legal Citation: 36 ILM 700 (1997); G.A. Res. 51/229, U.N. GAOR, 51st Sess., 99th mtg., UN Doc A/RES/51/229 (1997)
EISIL Categories: Home > International Air, Space & Water > Water > International Rivers, Lakes, Groundwater & Wetlands
Home > International Environmental Law > Watercourse Protection
Home > International Environmental Law > Transboundary Cooperation
Keywords: rivers
transboundary cooperation
watercourses
Language(s): Arabic
Chinese
English
French
Russian
Spanish
Document Creator: International Law Commission
Site Administrator: International Law Commission


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