Monday, April 5, 2010

Symposium on International Law and Transboundary Freshwaters


The UNESCO Centre for Water Law, Policy & Science organises a Symposium and Workshop on International Law and Transboundary Freshwaters - June 21-24, 2010.

Key questions which will be covered are:

• What is international water law and how does it promote regional peace and security?

• How do international legal frameworks support national decision making related to transboundary water resources planning and management?

• Who is entitled to use transboundary freshwater resources – why and how?

• How does international law reconcile competing claims over transboundary freshwaters?

• What diplomatic strategies and tactics can nation-states employ to secure the best legal outcomes possible in light of their transboundary water interests?

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