UNITAR and University of Geneva – 2nd edition of the 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 are opening the 2nd edition of their online course on International Water Law, which will take place between 2 June and 4 July 2014. The course 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 water resources.

The course is aimed at government officers dealing with transboundary water issues, diplomats, negotiators, specialists from various ministries (Foreign Affairs, Environment, etc.) and governmental agencies working in the field of water management, law professors and researchers. 

The course is composed of four modules. Each module is to be completed in one week time.

Module 1: The Evolution of International Regulation on Transboundary Water Resources.
Module 2: The Principles of the Law on Transboundary Water Resources.
Module 3: Water and International Economic Law.
Module 4: Water, Human Rights and Armed Conflict Law. 

For further information, and to register for the course, visit http://www.unitar.org/event/international-water-law-jun-2014

Deadline for application is 11 May 2014.