1. Isidore of Seville, Etymologies, Book 21. Personal translation from the Classic original. 2. Thomas Aquinas, SumncaTheologica, Question 90, art. 2. Personal translation from the Classic original.
3. Cosmopolitan Right. This refers to the iuscosmopoliticum, which Kant uses passim. 4. Immanuel Kant, TheMetaphysicsofMorals, personal translation from the Classic original. 5. Arvid Pardo (1914-1999) was the Head of the Malta Mission to the United Nations.
6. G. Stoker, "Governance as Theory: Five Propositions," InternationalSocialScience ,Journal 155 (1998): 17-28. 7. Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region of the Mediterranean (Barcelona Convention), adopted 16 February 1976, entered into force 12 February 1978, amended 10 June 1995, available online: . 8. The UN Mediterranean Action Plan was set up in 1975; its legal framework was enshrined in the 1976 Barcelona Convention.
9. See, in particular, the Protocol forthe,Prot,ectionoftheMediterraneanSeaagainstPollutionfromLand-basedSources, adopted in 1980 and the ProtocolconcerningMediterraneanSpeciallyProtectedAreas, adopted in 1982. 10. The Maghreb is the African region north of the Sahara Desert and west of the Nile.
11. See Stoker, n. 6 above. 12. J.G. Rosenau and E.O. Czempeil, GovernancewithoutGovern.�rcent:OrderandChangeinWorldPolitics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995), p. 5.
13. See the MediterraneanActionPlan, booklet published by MAP and the Programme Activity Centre for oceans and coastal areas, 1986.
14. See S. Busuttil, "The Governance of the Mediterranean," in TheFutureoftiaeMediterranean, ed., S. BusWtil (Malta: Foundation for International Studies, 1995).
15. The Constitution was amended by Referendum in October 2004, when 64.58 percent of the voters established that drinking water and sewage systems are fundamental human rights. 16. See M. Rabuffette, "When Water Becomes a Political Challenge," UNESCOCourier (March 2006)..