Publications & Resources
Print and online publications and resources on transboundary water law, policy and governance available via TWL Consultancy
JOURNAL ARTICLES & EDITING
Kinna, 'Legal complementarity in a water-stressed region: Are South Africa’s modern international river agreements consistent with its obligations under the UN Watercourses Convention?' International Journal of Water Governance (forthcoming - under peer review).
Kinna & Rieu-Clarke, 2017 'The Governance Regime of the Mekong River Basin: Can the Global Water Conventions Strengthen the 1995 Mekong Agreement?' Brill Research Perspectives - International Water Law 2(1) pp 1-84
Kinna, 2016 'Non-discrimination and liability for transboundary acid mine drainage pollution: could the UN Watercourses Convention open Pandora’s mine?' Water International (Special Issue on Mining and Water) 41(3) pp 371-391
Rieu-Clarke & Kinna, 2014 'Can Two Global UN Water Conventions Effectively Co-exist? Making the Case for a 'Package Approach' to Support Institutional Coordination' Review of European and Comparative International Environmental Law. 23(1) pp 15-31
Rieu-Clarke, Kinna & Loures (Eds) 2013 ‘The 1997 UN Watercourses Convention – What Relevance in the 21st Century?' Water International. 38(2)
BOOK CHAPTERS & EDITING
Kinna, 'Future role and relevance of international water law in transboundary freshwater governance: How can global conventions support existing/future basin agreements to resolve conflicts?'
Tanzi, McIntyre, Rieu-Clarke, Kolliopoulous, Kinna (Eds) 2015 "The UNECE Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes: Its contribution to International Water Cooperation" Brill | Nijhoff, Boston, U.S.A.; April, 2015.
Authored chapters in same book
LEGAL/POLICY PAPERS & ONLINE PUBLICATIONS
Kinna, 2016 'An alternate past/future for Mekong River dams under the UN Watercourses Convention' Global Water Forum.
WWF, Green Cross, UNESCO IHP Centre for Water Law, Policy & Science, 2016, UNWC Mekong Policy Briefs
IUCN, 2016 ‘A window of opportunity for the Mekong Basin: The UN Watercourses Convention as a basis for cooperation'
Goichot, 2016 'Dammed if they don't: Mekong countries face crucial choice today' The Nation (13 January 2016)
IUCN, 2016 ‘Report on the proceedings of workshop on the Global Water Conventions & Relevance for Cambodia' (8-9 December, 2015, Phnom Penh, Cambodia)
Kinna, 2015 ‘UN Watercourses Convention: Can it revitalize the Mekong Agreement 20 years on?’
Kinna, Glemet & Brunner, 2015 'Reinvigorating the Mekong Spirit' Myanmar Times (29 September 2015)
Rieu-Clarke, Kinna, Litke, 2013 ‘UN Watercourses Convention: Online User’s Guide’ University of Dundee
Kinna, Rieu-Clarke, Loures, 2013 ‘Global UN Water Conventions: Options for Coordinated Implementation’
University of Dundee, CWLPS (UNESCO IHP-HELP) 2013 ‘UNWC Global Initiative - 2012 Symposium Proceedings’
Kinna, Rieu-Clarke, Loures, 2013 ‘The 1997 UN Watercourses Convention: Institutional elements, existing frameworks & current options for supporting its effective implementation' University of Dundee & WWF.
Kinna, 2013 'Entering murky legal waters: Transboundary impacts of Acid Mine Drainage within the Limpopo
River as potential breaches of South Africa's duty not to cause significant harm' (28 February 2013)
Kinna et al., 2012 ‘Bioprospecting in the Global Commons’ United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
CONFERENCE PAPERS, SEMINARS, EXPERT PANELS & WEBINARS
International Water Resources Association (IWRA) – XVI World Water Congress (Mexico; June 2017)
IWRA Webinar Series: 'Mining and Water' (September 2016)
Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) - MRC Development Partner Training (Cambodia, Aug 2016)
IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law - World Environmental Law Congress (Brazil, April 2016)
MRC & GIZ - Lessons learnt from the implementation of the PNPCA (Thailand, Feb 2016)
WWF, IUCN, Oxfam, GiZ, Conservation International - Water Law Workshop for Cambodian Officials (Dec 2015)
IUCN BRIDGE Hydro-Diplomacy Training Event for Cambodian Government Officials (Cambodia; Sept 2015)
WaterAID Cambodia (Cambodia; June 2015)
Oxfam Australia Mekong Regional Water Governance Program Annual Learning Event (Vietnam; June 2015)
International Water Resources Association (IWRA) – XV World Water Congress (Edinburgh, UK; May 2015)
IWRA Webinar Series: ‘Why does the UN Watercourses Convention entry into force matter?’
Environmental Law Association of South Africa – Annual General Meeting (Gauteng, South Africa; Sep 2011)
IUCN Academy of Environmental Law – 5th Water Law Colloquium (Eastern Cape, South Africa; July 2011)