Conference: “Freshwater and International Law: The Multiple Challenges”

This conference which is being organized by the Faculty of Law of the University of Geneva (Platform for International Water Law), will take place on 7-9 July, 2011. It will bring together renowned legal experts, scientists and practitioners from diverse disciplines. Its focus will be the interaction between law, science and policy in connection with the management international freshwater resources. Four high-level panels will be devoted to the following topics: water as a vital resource for states and individuals; the promotion of water cooperation; water as a natural resource; and prevention and settlement of water related disputes. More details will be available at