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As a case study, the author focuses on the main hydropower contract in the South American region and studies its implementation in collaboration with state practices regarding non-navigatored use of water streams and their environmental protection obligations. The analysis provides a unique opportunity to assess the value of the UN Convention on Waterways and recommends that states adapt their agreements to the provisions of the Convention to promote fair and equitable use of water prices. The book will be of interest not only to the contracting parties, but also to the neighbouring countries and the international community as a whole. In the Adaptation watercourse Agreements to Developments in International Law: The Case of the Itaipu Treaty Maria A. Gwynn proposes a report on the need to adapt neon navigation agreements to current standards and principles of international law and thereby increase prospects for sustainable development. The UN Convention on the Right to Non-Navigator use of International Waterways (UN Convention on Waterways) recommends that states apply and adapt their water course agreements to the provisions of the Non-Navigation Convention. To examine the benefits of significant changes in international water, environmental and climate protection legislation, this monograph will analyze the largest hydroelectric contract in the South American region, the Itaipu Treaty. The monograph argues that adapting river agreements to changes in international law is an opportunity to promote sustainable development for the parties, countries that share the river ecosystem and the international community as a whole. You can read the book here and read a more detailed summary in the International Water Law Project blog here. Dr. Maria Gwynn, MJur (Oxon) is currently exempt from your activities at the Institute.

Please contact Ms Gassen – Institute of International LawAdenauerallee 24-42D-53113 BonnTel: `49 (0) 228 73 9174E-Mail: maria.gwynn[AT]uni-bonn.de – Dr. Maria Gwynn, MJur (Oxon) is currently on leave. During this period, Doris Gassen – Dr. Maria A. Gwynn, MJur (Oxon) has been working at the Institute of International Law since October 2018. She was previously Oxford-Princeton Global Leaders Fellow (2016-2018): Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the Blavatnik School of Government und SCR Research Associate, University College, University University of Oxford (2017-2018); and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, USA (2016-2017). She is currently the international arbitrator of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). Acquiring instant access (PDF download and unlimited online access):