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Event 2nd Annual International Law and Transboundary Freshwaters Workshop

The 2011 International Water Law and Transboundary Freshwaters Workshop will be held in Dundee 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?
Registered students and not-for-profit Non Governmental Organisation can register for reduced rates for the Workshop - £800 instead of full delegate rate of £1,600!

This Workshop promises to be a hugely informative, intense, stimulating and varied five days. To ensure that you do not miss out on this exciting opportunity, please refer to the details below on registration, costs of the event and contact details. 

Water Law Water Leaders Programme International Water Law is one of the three core areas of water law
covered by our Water Law Water Leaders (WLWL) programme. We also offer modules in national water law and the regulation of water services. Our aim is to develop a new generation of local water leaders globally. 
Further details can be found at   

Contact information Email:
Event type Training
File link
Geographical coverage United Kingdom,
Address Dundee
Organizer IHP-HELP Centre for Water Law, Policy & Science under the auspices of UNESCO, University of Dundee,
Target audience International
Period [01/08/2011 - 05/08/2011]
Status Confirmed
Working language(s) ENGLISH