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Authors: Shafiqul Islam, William Moomaw

Water and Diplomacy 2011
Shafiqul “Shafik” Islam, ScD. Professor, School of Engineering and Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
William Moomaw, PhD. Professor, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Tufts University

1. Session 12 – Readings

1.1. Required

3rd World Water Forum, Ministerial Declaration. "Message from the Lake Biwa and Yodo River Basin." Kyoto, Japan (Mar 2003).

Conca, Ken, et al. "Is There a Global Rivers Regime? Trends in the Principled Content of International River Agreements." A Harrison Program Research Report, University of Maryland (Sept 2003).

Johnson, Ralph. "Freedom of Navigation for International Rivers: What Does It Mean?" Michigan Law Review 3 (Jan 1964).

UN Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses. UNGA 21 May 1997. Official Records of the General Assembly, Fifty-first Session, Supplement No. 49 (A/51/49).

1.2. Recommended

For an overview of international water allocation and water pollution principles read pages 22 - 57 of "Tracing the Origins of Divergence," the first part of which is required reading for Class 4.