Article 7

7.3 Additional reading

Bourne CB, ‘The Primacy of the Principle of Equitable Utilisation in the 1997 Watercourses Convention’ (1997) 35 Canadian Yearbook of International Law 215.

Draft Articles on the Law of the Non-navigational Uses of International Watercourses, in Report of the International Law Commission on the Work of its Forty-Sixth Session, UNGAOR, 49th Sess, Supp (No. 10), UN Doc A/49/10 (1994) Art 7 at 102-105.

Aguilar G and Iza A, Governance of Shared Waters: Legal and Institutional Issues (IUCN 2011) at 25-28.

McCaffrey SC, The Law of International Watercourses (2nd edn, Oxford University Press 2007) at 57-170, and 406-445.

McIntyre O, Environmental Protection of International Watercourses under International Law (Ashgate 2007) at 87- 1120.

Rieu-Clarke A, International Law and Sustainable Development: Lessons from the Law of International Watercourses (IWA Publishing 2005) at 115-120.

Wegerich K and Olsson O, ‘Late Developers and the Inequity of ‘Equitable Utilisation’ and the Harm of “Do No Harm”’ (2010) 35 Water International 707.

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