UN Watercourses Convention : User's Guide
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"Adopted in 1997 by the UN General Assembly, the Convention on the Law of the Non-navigational Uses of International Watercourses (UN Watercourses Convention), seeks to, ‘ensure the utilisation, development, conservation, management and protection of international watercourses and the promotion of the optimal and sustainable utilisation thereof for present and future generations' (Preamble). The User's Guide to the UN Watercourses Convention provides an Article by Article explanation of the text of this global framework instrument. In so doing, the Guide explains the meaning and purpose of each Article, and offers guidance on how the rights and obligations contained therein might be implemented. The User's Guide is written for a wide range of readers, including policy makers and decision makers, implementation agencies and other bodies responsible for transboundary water issues. It is hoped that the document will also be useful for managers and stakeholders from other sectors with a direct relevance to water, such as health, environment, education, agriculture, food, energy, fisheries and industrial water users."
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