The Blue Nile Dam Controversy in the Eyes of international law

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This article considers the international law relevant to the dispute between Egypt and Ethiopia over the latter
upstream country’s construction of the Renaissance dam on the Blue Nile. The author considers the relevance
of different treaties, the significance of customary law, and the legal connotations of recent developments.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGlobal Water Forum
Subtitle of host publicationDiscussion Paper
EditorsChris White
Place of PublicationCanberra
PublisherGlobal Water Forum
Number of pages14
Publication statusPublished - 2 Jul 2013

Publication series

NameDiscussion Paper
PublisherGlobal Water Forum


  • Nile
  • Transboundry rivers
  • International law
  • Blue Nile Dam
  • Ethiopia
  • Egypt
  • Renaissance Dam


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