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International Water Law Project DLESE Reviewed Collection
This website provides information on international water law and policy. The International Water Law Project offers full text of many international and regional agreements, declarations and resolutions. Regional documents are organized by continent and then in many cases by waterway to reflect agreements for a particular river basin. The case law section provides examples from the Permanent Court of International Justice, the International Court of Justice and other tribunals. The site also includes current articles, news stories, and a publication bibliography as well as a table with water course information for the world's major rivers and links to agreements related to those waterways. Users may join a listserv that discusses international water law.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Index / Bibliography
    • Report
    • Policy / Procedure
  • Services:
    • Email lists
  • Policy issues
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright, 2000, 2001, 2002 International Water Law Project. Permission is granted to use materials contained on this web site, in part or in full, for personal and educational purposes, but not commercial purposes, provided that you keep all copyright and other proprietary notices intact and provided that full credit is given to IWLP and the respective copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights holder.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-019
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 9-12:
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Environmental quality
        • Natural resources
  • National Geography Standards:
    • Human systems:
      • How forces of cooperation and conflict among people influence the division and control of Earth's surface
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Editor: Gabriel Eckstein
No institutional affiliation is known

Contributor: Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment and Security