Water diplomacy

Selected bibliography

Monographs and brochures

Bart J. - Weaponizing Water: Water and Energy as Sources of Conflict among the Central Asian Soviet Successor States (2013) 

Griffin P. - The Ramsar Convention: A new window for environmental diplomacy? (2012) 

Hefny M.A. - Water Diplomacy in a Changing World: Adapting to New Paradigm Shifts, and the Need for New Innovative Tools (2009) 

Hefny M.A. - Water Diplomacy: A Tool for Enhancing Water Peace and Sustainability in the Arab Region (2011) 

Hydro-Diplomacy in Motion: World Water Council 2010-2012 (2012) 

He Y. - The Transboundary Water Diplomacy of China: Challenges and Responses (2014) 

King M. - Water, U.S. Foreign Policy and American Leadership (2013) 

Leight N. - Cases in Water Diplomacy (2013) 

Mabey N., Gallagher L., Born C. - Understanding Climate Diplomacy. Building diplomatic capacity and systems to avoid dangerous climate change (2013) 

Molnar K., Cuppari R., Schmeier S., Demuth S. - Preventing Conflicts, Fostering Cooperation – The many Roles of Water Diplomacy (2017) 

New frontiers in science diplomacy. Navigating the changing balance of power (2010) 

Participatory Water Monitoring. A Guide for Preventing and Managing Conflict (2008) 

Rivers of peace. Restructuring India Bangladesh relations (2013) 

The Rise of Hydro-Diplomacy. Strengthening foreign policy for transboundary waters (2014) 

Tanzler D., Carius A. (eds.) - Climate Diplomacy in Perspective. From Early Warning to Early Action (2012) 

van Genderen R., Rood J. - Water Diplomacy: a niche for the Nethelands? (2011) 

Water Cooperation for a Secure World / Focus on the Middle East (2013) 


Ahmed R. S.M. - Bangladesh's water diplomacy: Crucial need for national unity and consensus (2014) 

Albert J. - “Unconventional Supplies” and the Water Dispute Among the Riparians of the Jordan River Watershed (2001) 

Bandyopadhyay J. - The Case for Water Diplomacy for South Asia (Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Basin) (2014) 

Bandyopadhyay J. - Water Diplomacy for South Asia: Conceptualization of Ecological Water Engineering (2014) 

Bandyopadhyay J., Ghosh N. - Holistic engineering and Hydro-Diplomacy in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Basin (2009) 

Building River Dialogue and Governance 

Brochmann M., Hensel P.R. - Peaceful Management of International River Claims (2008) 

Caballero-Anthony M., Hangzo P.K.K. - From water insecurity to niche water diplomacy: the Singapore experience (2012) 

Chellaney B. - Misplaced water diplomacy (2012) 

Carius A., Dabelko G.D., Wolf A.T. - Water, Conflict, and Cooperation (2004) 

Carroll J. E. - Water Resources Management as an Issue in Environmental Diplomacy (2010) 

Cuppari R. - Water Diplomacy (2017) 

Ding S. - Chinese Soft Power and Public Diplomacy: An Analysis of China’s New Diaspora Engagement Policies in the Xi Era (2014) 

Demeke M.A. - Water diplomacy or water war? Which way? (2013) 

Grzybowski A. - Innovations in transboundary water management (2013) 

Gyawali D. - Hydro-Diplomacy and Hydro-Investment: Linkages, Problems and Prospects in Nepal (2010) 

Hydrodiplomacy in Practice: Transboundary Water Management in Northern Greece / Y. Mylopoulos, E. Kolokytha, D. Vagiona, E. Kampragou, E. Eleftheriadou (2008) 

Hefny M.A. - Water Diplomacy in a Changing World: Adapting to New Paradigm Shifts, and the Need for New Innovative Tools (2009) 

Hukil R. - Teesta Water Accord: Expectations for Indo-Bangladesh Water Diplomacy (2013) 

Isaac J. - Core Issues of the Palestinian-Israeli Water Dispute (2004) 

Jansson M., Ferguson C.D. - Building a New Foundation with Yemen: An International Science Partnership (2012) 

Jenca M. - The Concept of Preventive Diplomacy and Its Application by the United Nations in Central Asia (2013) 

Karaev Z. - Water Diplomacy in Central Asia (2005) 

Milas S. - Ethiopia: Nile waters diplomacy and the Renaissance dam (2012) 

Murthy S.L. - Can International Water Law be a Tool for Water Diplomacy? (2014) 

Parker J. - Forestalling Water Wars: Returning to Our (Grass) Roots (2006) 

Rahman T. - Water diplomacy between India and Bangladesh in a globalized world: overcoming the limits of state sovereignty (2013) 

Roul A. - India-China Hydro Diplomacy: Beyond Information (2013) 

Rosenthal E., Sabel R. - Water and Diplomacy in the Jordan River Basin (2009) 

So J. - A Case Study of Innovation in Water Diplomacy: The World Bank (2012) 

Susskind L., Islam S. - Water Diplomacy. Creating Value and Building Trust in Transboundary Water Negotiations (2012) 

Susskind L., Islam S. - Water Diplomacy: A Networked Approach to Understanding, Measuring and Managing Water Security (2012) 

Verhoeven H. - Black Gold for Blue Gold? Sudan’s Oil, Ethiopia’s Water and Regional Integration (2011) 

Water and Public Diplomacy: Policy Brief (2012) 

Wessels J. - Water Crisis in the Middle East: An Opportunity for New Forms of Water Governance and Peace (2009) 

Wirsing R.G., Jasparro C. - Spotlight on Indus river diplomacy: India, Pakistan, and The Baglihar Dam Dispute (2006) 

Wirsing R.G., Jasparro C. - River rivalry: water disputes, resource insecurity and diplomatic deadlock in South Asia (2007) 

Whitaker J., Varghese A. - The Tigris-Euphrates River Basin: A Science Diplomacy Opportunity (2010) 

Yildiz D. - A new International Hydro diplomacy; from water cooperation to comprehensive collaboration (2014) 

Zeitoun M. - Hydro-Hegemony, a Framework for Analysis of Trans-boundary Water Conflicts (2006) 


Conflict over Access to Land and Water Resources within Sub-Saharan Dry Lands / Le Meur P.-Y., Hochet P., Shem M., Toure O. (2006) 

Environmental Diplomacy / Conference Report (1998) 

Key lessons learnt on promoting water cooperation (2013) 

Malhotra P. - Water Issues Between Nepal, India and Bangladesh (2010) 

Preventive Diplomacy: Delivering Results (2011) 

Water Security and Peace Conference Proceedings (2013) 

Resolutions of the UN General Assembly

A/RES/73/127 International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace (2019)