Ambiente & Sociedade
versão On-line ISSN 1809-4422
YAHN FILHO, Armando Gallo. The concept fo international drainagem basin in the context of amazon cooperation treaty and the water question on that region. Ambient. soc. [online]. 2005, vol.8, n.1, pp. 87-100. ISSN 1809-4422. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1414-753X2005000100006.
The purpose of this paper is to analyze the guardianship of the Amazonian water resources in the Amazon Cooperation Treaty. Its important to review the Treaty's 4th and 5th articles , considering the international drainage basin theory, created by the International Law Association, in 1966, widely adopted by international law with the Convention on the Law of the Non-navigational Uses of International Watercourses (UN, 1997).
Palavras-chave : Amazon Cooperation Treaty; water resources; international law.