International river basin organizations, science, and hydrodiplomacy

This paper examines the production and use of science by three IRBOs: the (US – Canada) International Joint Commission, the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River, and the Mekong River Commission. They find the science produced by the IRBOs to support hydrodiplomacy extends beyond measuring and monitoring to include more advanced and analytical forms of science.

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Milman, A. and A.K. Gerlak

Publication Date

5 March 2020

Publication Name

Environmental Science & Policy


Hydrodiplomacy, Science, International river basin organizations, Politics, Transboundary rivers