International Decade for Action "Water for Life" 2005-2015 rss RSS Subscribe

Organization/author(s):
Spanish and Portuguese Governments

Geographical region(s):
Europe

Country(ies):
Spain, Portugal

Screening and Identification Process:
Annual UN-Water Zaragoza Conference 2012/2013 Preparing for the 2013 International Year. Water Cooperation: Making it Happen! 8-10 January 2013.

River basin and/or place:
Douro/Duero River Basin

Objectives:
The Albufeira Convention seeks to maintain the friendship between the Nations to balance environmental protection with sustainable use of the water resources within the framework of International and EU Law, whilst at the same time respecing the provisions of previous water treaties.

Technologies and Techniques Implemented:
Open dialogue; negotiation; mutually agreed-upon goals

Corresponding websites:

http://www.un.org/waterforlifedecade/water_cooperation_2013/albufeira_convention.shtml

http://www.un.org/waterforlifedecade/water_cooperation_2013/cases_on_water_cooperation.shtml