Transboundary River Basin Management in Europe

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Publication Title

Transboundary River Basin Management in Europe

Publication Type

Thematic Paper of the 2006 Human Development Report

Author(s)

Bernard Barraqué and Erik Mostert

Publication Date

2006

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Summary

This paper first presents a general framework for describing and understanding the development of transboundary water management, based on Mostert (2005). Next, it reports about the experiences in Europe, focusing on the Rhine basin, with its long history of co-operation, the Danube basin, with its recent political changes, and the Iberian basins, with their water scarcity and ongoing discussions on a new water culture. In addition, the European Union Water Framework Directive(EC 2000/60) is discussed. The paper concludes with four recommendations

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See also

HDR 2006 - Beyond Scarcity: Power, Poverty and the Global Water Crisis

HDR 2006 Bibliography

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 TransboundaryRiverBasinManagementHDR.pdf

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