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Water Law and the Environment

… the complete course and obtain your certificate. Book 1 – Water Law and the Environment Site: UNITED NATIONS … Convention defines the term “watercourse” as “a system of surface waters and groundwaters constituting by virtue of … Water Convention defines “Transboundary waters” as “any surface or ground waters which mark, cross or are located on …
20 May 2024 Course lesson in Environmental Governance

Water Management and Stewardship

… InternatIonal UnIon for ConservatIon of natUre Water Management and Stewardship Taking stock of corporate … is consumed in food production, or more when water in both surface and ground water bodies (‘blue’ water) and water in … 80%, in the production of food, or more when water in both surface and ground water bodies (‘blue’ water) and water in …
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Water as a human right?

… IUCN Environmental Law Programme Water as a Human Right? The World Conservation UnionThe World … Rational water utilization schemes for the development of surface and underground water-supply sources and other … of water, including atmospheric, marine, ground and surface fresh water, to meet basic human needs and as an …
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Champions of Water Governance - Leadership building for local to transboundary water cooperation

… Champions of Water Governance Leadership Building for Local to Transboundary Water Cooperation Isabelle Fauconnier1, Nazareth Porras2, … El Salvador) and also raised the point that there are both surface and subterranean shared waters. We have produced the …
20 May 2024 Literature

Issues in water law reform

… papers presented at the Expert Consultation on Issues in Water Law Reform, convened by FAO in Pretoria, Republic of … for declaring and qualifying rights in distributed surface waters 10 2.4 Techniques for qualifying rights in … to use: • water flowing in watercourses; • distributed surface water collecting or falling on private land; • …
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Land and water - the rights interface

… ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS Rome, 2004 Land and water – the rights interface S. Hodgson for the Development … land may contain oil or other mineral wealth beneath its surface, water will almost inevitably be needed for the … will usually be above the level of the lake water body’s surface. 46 For example, apart from the rivers that form part …
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Rule: Reforming water governance

… Rule – Reforming water governance Effective water governance capacity is the … 16 Paraguay has substantial freshwater supplies in surface and ground water. It depends on four major trans- … of private water and absolute ripar- ian rights over surface water and ground water has been eroded in the modern …
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Sources of international water law

… SOURCES OF INTERNATIONAL WATER LAW Some General Conventions, Declarations, Resolutions … of the present Convention: "Watercourse" means a system of surface waters and groundwaters constituting by virtue of … utilization and development of underground and surface water, and shall endeavour to guarantee for their …
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The human right to water and sanitation

… WCC-2012-Res-098-EN The human right to water and sanitation AWARE that humans depend on ecosystems … needs such as food, housing and health; ALSO AWARE that water is fundamental for life and that it should be made … and management of water (mismanagement and/or depletion of surface and groundwater resources); OBSERVING that …
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Modern water rights : Theory and practice

… ISBN 978-92-5-105624-0 ISSN 1014-6679 Modern water rights Theory and practice FAO LEGISLATIVE STUDY 92 … ....................................... 9 2.2.1. Rights to surface water … taking and use of water from natural sources whether from surface water bodies or groundwater. It is important, …
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