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Meetings and Events


Seventh meeting of the Legal Board

15 - 16 April 2010

Geneva

The seventh meeting of the Legal Board was held in the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on 15-16 April 2010.


As requested by the fifth session of the Meeting of the Parties (Geneva, 10-12 November 2009) the Legal Board started to discuss possible options for a mechanism assisting Parties with solving implementation problems and preventing or settling differences regarding the interpretation and application of the Convention. The Legal Board also considered modalities and content of a study on the applicability of the Convention to transboundary groundwaters.

For documents of previous meetings of the Legal Board please click here.

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Provisional agenda for the meeting

 

Considerations on a Facilitative Implementation Mechanism under the Water Convention: Discussion Paper

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Application of the UNECE Water Convention to groundwater and possible developments: Discussion Paper

LB/2010/INF.2

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Groundwater in transboundary water cooperation agreements in Eastern Europe, Caucasus, and Central Asia: Preliminary Overview

 

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Draft Organization of Work for Developing a Proposal on a Mechanism to Facilitate and Support Implementation and Compliance

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List of Participants

 

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Report

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Guidelines on Monitoring and Assessment of Transboundary Groundwaters, UNECE (2000)

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Helsinki Rules on the Uses of the Waters of International Rivers, International Law Association (1966)

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Draft Agreement Concerning the Use of Transboundary Groundwaters, International Law Association (1989)

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Berlin Rules on Water Resources, International Law Association (2004)

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Resolution on Confined Transboundary Groundwater, International Law Commission (1994)

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Draft articles on the Law of Transboundary Aquifers, International Law Commission (2008)

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Resolution adopted by the General Assembly A/RES/63/124. The law of transboundary aquifers (2009)

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Arrangement on the Protection, Utilization, and Recharge of the Franco-Swiss Genevese Aquifer (2008), (English unofficial translation by the International Water Law Project)

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