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Rieu-Clarke, Alistair

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  • 120 Citations
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20002018
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Research

Alistair's research interests focus on transboundary water cooperation and international law. He has published several books in recent years that examine the role of key water law instruments, including the 1997 UN Watercourses Convention and the UNECE Water Convention.  In addition he has published numerous journal papers, including three recent papers that explore the procedural aspects of implementing transboundary water treaty arrangements.  Alistair has led and participated in numerous international multi-disicplinary research projects, wherein he has sought to explore the role and relevance of legal instruments to transboundary water cooperation. 

Teaching

Alistair's teaching responsibilities include the provision of a postgrduate module related to International Law of Freshwater Resources, and introductory lectures pertaining to Public International Law. The Internatioanl law of Freshwater Resources module examines the most salient rules and principles pertaining to transboundary (State-State) freshwater resources, including equitable and reasonable utilisation, no significant harm, notification and consultation, environmental impact assessment, joint institutional arrangements and dispute settlement mechanisms.  Alistair has also conducted numerous professional training events related to international water law, including a 4-day annual international workshop which is held at the University of Dundee.  

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Dundee

Master of Laws, University of Dundee

Bachelor of Laws, University of Dundee

Keywords

  • K Law (General)
  • International Law
  • Environment
  • Water Resources
  • Treaty Effectiveness
  • Compliance and Enforcement

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Projects 2012 2018

Research Output 2000 2018

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Routledge Handbook of Water Law and Policy

Rieu-Clarke, A. (ed.), Allan, A. (ed.) & Hendry, S. (ed.), 2 Feb 2017, United Kingdom: Routledge. 410 p.

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Remarks on the drafting history of the Convention

Rieu-Clarke, A., 2015, The UNECE Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes : its contribution to international water cooperation. Tanzi, A., McIntyre, O., Kolliopoulos, A., Rieu-Clarke, A. & Kinna, R. (eds.). Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, p. 1-14 14 p. (International water law series; vol. 4).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The sustainability principle

Rieu-Clarke, A., 2015, The UNECE Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes : its contribution to international water cooperation. Tanzi, A., McIntyre, O., Kolliopoulos, A., Rieu-Clarke, A. & Kinna, R. (eds.). Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, p. 195-208 14 p. (International water law series; vol. 4).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Press / Media

Support for UN Water Treaty Accelerates

Alistair Rieu-Clarke

4/09/12

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Thesis

A fresh approach to international law in the field of sustainable development : what lessons from the law of international water courses?

Author: Rieu-Clarke, A. S., 2004

Supervisor: Wouters, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Establishing a legal framework for the use and protection of Iraq's equitable right to the Tigris and the Euphrates River Basin

Author: Ahmmad, Y. K., 2010

Supervisor: Wouters, P. (Supervisor) & Rieu-Clarke, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Going with the flow or swimming against the current?: The influence of rules and norms on advocacy strategies of NGO coalitions along the Mekong River

Author: Yasuda, Y., 2014

Supervisor: Gooch, G. (Supervisor) & Rieu-Clarke, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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How does the work of the ILC and the General Assembly on the law of international watercourses contribute towards a legal framework for the Nile Basin?

Author: Abseno, M., 2009

Supervisor: Wouters, P. (Supervisor) & Rieu-Clarke, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Laws

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International water law and the quest for common security

Author: Magsig, B., 2013

Supervisor: Wouters, P. (Supervisor) & Rieu-Clarke, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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