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Agreement on Declaration of Principles between The Arab Republic of Egypt, The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia And The Republic of the Sudan on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Project (GERDP)

Document type
Multilateral
Field of application
Regional/restricted
Date
Mar 23, 2015
Source
IUCN (ID: TRE-160043)
Place of adoption
Khartoum
Language
English
Subject
Water, Legal questions
Keyword
Sovereignty Transboundary effects Water rights Sustainable use International relations/cooperation Dispute settlement Dam
Geographical area
Eastern Africa
Basin
Nile
Abstract

The 'Declaration of Principles' agreement outlines 10 principles determining the managerial approach that Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt should adopt for the Eastern Nile waters. The principles: common understanding, good faith, development, not causing significant damage, fair and appropriate use of water, trust building, exchange of information and data, dam security, sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity of the state, and peaceful settlement of disputes. (Source: http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2015/03/egypt-eastern-nile-water-agreement-ethiopia-sudan.html#)

Full text
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Website
www.ethiopianembassy.be
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Egypt -
Ethiopia -
Sudan -