An analysis of Turkey’s water diplomacy and its evolving position vis-à-vis international water law
MetadataShow full item record
CitationKibaroglu, A. (2014). An analysis of Turkey’s water diplomacy and its evolving position vis-a`-vis international water law. Water International, 40, 1, 153-167., DOI: 10.1080/02508060.2014.978971
This article analyzes Turkey’s transboundary water policy by examining its institutional framework and basic principles. It explores the reasons why Turkey voted against the UN Watercourses Convention. Turkey’s harmonization with the water law of the European Union is also scrutinized with an aim to assess its implications for transboundary water policy making. Turkish water diplomacy faces new challenges, such as the devastating impacts of prolonged droughts as well as ongoing instability and conflicts in Syria and Iraq. Hence, it is imperative for Turkey to systematically reconcile its water policy objectives in accordance with the global norms that are adopted in this field
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Kibaroğlu, Ayşegül (ANTHEM Press, 2021)‘Turkey’s Water Diplomacy’ presents the legal and institutional foundations of Turkey’s water diplomacy within its historical and geographical contexts. It analyses the evolving position of Turkey vis-a- vis the international ...
Kibaroğlu, Ayşegül (Springer International Publishing, 2019)Turkey’s water policy and management is a culmination of various laws and regulations governed by a range of national ministries and executive administrations. Over time, several changes were made in the existing legislation ...
Kibaroğlu, Ayşegül (2022)Water security refers to the availability of adequate quantities and qualities of water for societal needs and resilient ecosystems in the context of current conditions and future global change. Achieving water security ...