Saturday, April 23, 2011

Dundee International Water Law and Transboundary Freshwaters Workshop

The International Water Law and Transboundary Freshwaters Workshop will be held in at the IHP-HELP Centre for Water Law, Policy and Science, University of Dundee, this August. Here's the blurb:

Running from Monday 1st August to Friday 5th August 2011 (inclusive), internationally renowned speakers will explore the role of international water law in the management of freshwater resources. Key topics to be addressed include:

• What is international water law and how does it support 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?

• What special rules exist for the management of groundwater?

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

• How can states use international law to promote hydro-diplomacy?

More info can be found here.

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