Transboundary Water Cooperation

Transboundary Water Cooperation

Principles, Practice and Prospects for China and Its Neighbours

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1. Introduction Part I: The building blocks of cooperation on shared waters 2. One step at a time: international law and the duty to cooperate in the management of shared water resources 3. The human right to water and foreign investment: friends or foes? 4. Ten building blocks for sustainable water governance: an integrated method to assess the governance of water 5. Transboundary water law and vulnerable people: legal interpretations of the 'equitable use' principle 6. The governance of wetland ecosystems and the promotion of transboundary water cooperation - opportunities presented by the Ramsar Convention Part II: International experiences 7. The UNECE Water Convention and the development of transboundary cooperation in the Chu-Talas, Kura, Drin and Dniester River basins 8. Do good fences make good neighbours? Canada-United States transboundary water governance, the Boundary Water Treaty, and twenty-first-century challenges 9. Transboundary water management: lessons learnt from North America 10. An analysis of Turkey's water diplomacy and its evolving position vis-a-vis international water law Part III: China's international waters and the potential for cooperation 11. Identifying China's transboundary water risks and vulnerabilities - a multidisciplinary analysis using hydrological data and legal/institutional settings 12. Contemporary legal analysis of China's transboundary water regimes: international law in practice 13. China's practice on the non-navigational uses of transboundary waters: transforming diplomacy through rules of international law 14. Benefit-sharing and upstream/downstream cooperation for ecological protection of transboundary waters: opportunities for China as an upstream state 15. Approaches to investment in Chinese transboundary waters 16. Mapping Asia's trans-boundary waters, with a focus on China Vivian Part IV: China's southbound basins 17. China's southbound transboundary river basins: a case of asymmetry 18. Water security in Himalayan Asia: first stirrings of regional cooperation? 19. Transboundary water cooperation on the Yarlung Zangbo/Brahmaputra -a legal analysis of riparian state practice 20. Benefit sharing in the Mekong River basin Part V: Innovative approaches to cooperation of China's shared domestic waters 21. A new perspective on water governance in China: Captain of the River 22. Exploring China's approach to implementing 'eco-compensation' schemes: the Lake Tai watershed as case study considered through a legal lens 23. Conclusion: Lessons and Observations
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