Article 4

Parties to Watercourse Agreements


Convention Text

  1. Every watercourse state is entitled to participate in the negotiation of and to become a party to any watercourse agreement which applies to the entire international watercourse, as well as to participate in any relevant consultations.
  2. A watercourse state whose use of an international watercourse may be affected to a significant extent by the implementation of a proposed watercourse agreement which applies only to a part of the watercourse or to a particular project, programme or use is entitled to participate in consultations on such an agreement and, where appropriate, in the negotiation thereof in good faith with a view to becoming a party thereto, to the extent that its use is thereby affected.
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