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Gabcˇíkovo-Nagymaros Case (Hungary/Slovakia)

Vid Prislan

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 18 August 2022

Subject(s):
Environmental disputes — Rivers

Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law under the direction of Professor Anne Peters (2021–) and Professor Rüdiger Wolfrum (2004–2020). 

1 On 2 July 1993, the Republic of Hungary (‘Hungary’) and the Slovak Republic (‘Slovakia’) jointly instituted proceedings before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in respect of a dispute concerning the Gabčíkovo-Nagymaros project.2 The case arose out of the signature, on 16 September 1977, by Hungary and the former Czechoslovak Socialist Republic (‘Czechoslovakia’), of the Treaty concerning the Construction and Operation of the Gabčíkovo-Nagymaros System of Locks (‘1977 Treaty’), which related to the construction and operation of two series of locks on the...
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