Water in Federal States

In July 2008, the Forum of Federations together with the Gimenez Abad Foundation, the Cortes of Aragon, Expo 2008 and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation hosted a major international conference on Water Management in Federal and Federal-Type Systems in Zaragoza, Spain, on the margins of Expo 2008. The conference focused on eleven case studies and other issues related to water management.

Country Case Studies:
Australia: Jennifer McKay
Argentina: Miguel Mathus Escorihuela
Brazil: B.P.F. Braga, R. Flecha, D. Pereira and J. Kelman
Canada: J. Owen Saunders
Ethiopia: Imeru Tamrat

Germany: Rüdiger Breuer
Annex I
Annex II

India: Rakesh Hooja
Italy: Nicola Lugaresi
Mexico: Emiliano Rodríguez Briceño
Nigeria: I J Goldface
South Africa: Eiman Karar
Spain: Antonio Embid Irujo
United States of America: David H. Getches and Raphael J. Moses

Horizontal Studies:
ENTROPIC MANAGEMENT OF WATER IN DECENTRALISED COUNTRIES / Carlos Díaz-Delgado, Danilo Antón, María Vicenta Esteller, Juan Antonio García, Khalidou M. Bâ , Emmanuelle Quentin

General Considerations on the Environmental and Water Policy in the European Union/ Carmen Tirado Robles

Marine Waters and River Basin Management in Politically Decentralised Countries / Griselda Capaldo

The coordination of water planning across jurisdictions: Alberto Garrido

Decentralisation of Water Services, Efficiency and International Investment Protection Agreements: Miguel Solanes

The Management of the Watershed of the Danube in the Context of the EU Water Framework Directive: Mircea Dutu

The Hydrographic Basin in the Convention on the Law of non-navigational Uses of International Watercourses: Sergio Salinas Alcega

WATER RESOURCE AGREEMENTS AMONG STATES AND PROVINCES OF FEDERAL COUNTRIES – A COMPARATIVE REVIEW: Stefano Burchi