Vol 2 Sovereignty

& Development of International Water Law

Tvedt, Terje, Owen McIntyre and Tadesse Kassa Woldetsadik (eds)

I.B. Tauris, 2015

Part I: State Sovereignty, Water Systems, and the Development of International Water Law

Sovereignty, the Web of Water and the Myth of Westphalia
Terje Tvedt

The Evolution of Water Law
Joseph Delapenna and Joyeeta Gupta

The Siren Song of Sovereignty: From the Harmon Doctrine to the International Law Commission’s Draft Articles on Transboundary Aquifers
Stephen McCaffrey

History of Water Law in the Common Law Tradition
William Howarth

History of Scandinavian Water Law
Ernst Nordtveit

The Concept of Sovereignty in the Jurisprudence of the International Court of Justice
Sergio Marchisio

 Part II: Contemporary Challenges to State Sovereignty

The UN Watercourses Convention and its Implications for Sovereignty
Alistair Rieu-Clarke

State Sovereignty and Strategies for the Allocation of International Water Resources
Remy L. de Jong

Territory, Resource Rights, and Rivers: A philosophical case for overlapping jurisdiction
Cara Nine

Sovereignty and the Development of a “Community of Interests” Approach
Flavia Loures

Reconciling Sovereignty with Supranationality: Selected cooperative Regimes
Julie Gjørtz Howden

Integration of the Right to Water in International Law: Circumventing and Bypassing State Sovereignty
Sylvie Paquerot

State Sovereignty and Shared International Groundwater Resources
Raya Stephan and Gabriel de los Cobos

Accommodating Sovereignty while Building Effective Transboundary Frameworks: The Role of Procedural Rules of International Water Law
Owen McIntyre

Sovereignty and the Water Security Paradigm
Patricia Wouters

Part IV: Regional Case Studies

Sovereignty and Equitable Utilization of International Waters. Some examples in SouthAmerica
Lilian del Castillo Laborde

State Sovereignty and Shared Water Resources under the Islamic Legal Tradition
Yadgar Ahmad

Western United States’ Water History
Tom Cech

Sovereignty and the Joint Management of Shared Water Resources of the West African Sub Region
Joe Goldface-Irokalibe

Principles of transboundary water resources management and frontier watercourses agreement between Finland and Russia: An analysis
Mizanur Rahaman

Reflections on Sovereignty over Natural Resources with a focus on Asean and the Mekong
Amado E. Tolentino

Sovereignty over Freshwater Supply in Australia: Conflict resolution Measures – A Legal and Institutional Analysis
Jennifer McKay

Transboundary Waters Law: Practice and the Possible Concerns of the Peoples’ Republic of China
Hu, Desheng

Change of Concept or Change of Perception: Sovereignty in the SEE Countries’ Practice Regarding Shared Waters
Slavko Bogdanovic

Development of European Water Law and State Sovereignty
Christoph Vedder and Stephan Lorenzmeier

Nationalsm, State Sovereignty and International Water Management in the Zambesi River Basin
Dean Kampanje-Phiri

Part V: International River Basin Case Study – the River Nile

Water Systems, Water Agreements and State Sovereignty – The Case of The Nile Waters Agreement of 1929
Terje Tvedt

Constructing Dams on International Watercourses, between Sovereignty of States and the Right to Share International Watercourses
Mohamed Sameh Amr

Remodeling Sovereignty: Overtures of a New Water Security Paradigm in the Nile Basin Legal Discourse
Tadesse Kassa Woldetsadik

The Concept of Equitable Reasonable Utilization under Article 4 of the Nile River Basin Cooperative Framework
Charles Okidi

Uganda and International Water Agreements
Emmanuel B. Kasimbazi

A History of Water
Department of Geography, University of Bergen
E-mail: waterhistory@geog.uib.no