UNITAR/University of Geneva Online Course on International Water Law

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the University of Geneva through the Platform for International Water Law have the pleasure to invite you to apply for the second edition of their online course on International Water Law that will take place from 28 October to 29 November 2013.

The UNITAR/University of Geneva e-Learning Course on International Water Law aims to provide professionals involved in negotiating or implementing treaties on or related to freshwater resources with an advanced knowledge of the principles and norms that govern the use, sharing, management and protection of this exhaustible natural resource.


Applicants must be between 25 and 45 years old and have a background in law, political science, economics or international relations, or have work experience in freshwater issues.

Fluency in written English is also required since the course will be conducted in English.

Qualified applicants can apply for the course by completing the online form provided athttp://www.unitar.org/event/international-water-law-oct-2013 and sending a resume and motivation letter to info.ilp@unitar.org

Deadline for Applications

The deadline for applications is 18 October 2013. Any questions about the application procedure can be addressed to info.ilp@unitar.org

The second edition of the UNITAR/University of Geneva e-Learning Course on International Water Law is being implemented thanks to the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.