Distance Learning Course on International Water Law and the Law of Transboundary Aquifers, 19 September-11 December, 2016
The Geneva Water Hub and the University of Geneva’s Platform for International Water Law, in collaboration with DiploFoundation, are launching their new Distance Learning Course on International Water Law and the Law of Transboundary Aquifers, which will take place from 19 September to 11 December 2016.
The course’s goal is to provide professionals involved in the negotiation or implementation of treaties related to freshwater and groundwater resources with advanced knowledge of the principles and norms that govern the use, sharing, management and protection of these resources.
The course is composed of 6 thematic modules and an additional practical module consisting in the resolution of a case study. However, it is possible to register or apply for modules 2, 3, 4 and 5 separately.
Module 1: Sources and Concepts of International Water Law
Module 2: The Evolution of International Regulation on Transboundary Water Resources
Module 3: The Law of Transboundary Aquifers
Module 4: The Principles of the Law on Transboundary Water Resources I
Module 5: The Principles of the Law on Transboundary Water Resources II
Module 6: Water and International Economic Law
Case Study: Analysis and Legal Resolution
Participants completing all 7 modules are awarded with 4 ECTS equivalent to 120 learning hours (an average of 10 hours of personal work per week)
The registration fees for the entire course and individual modules are 900 CHF and 130 CHF respectively. However, scholarships are available for participants coming from least developed and developing countries.
The registration/application deadline is 12 September 2016.
Any questions about the application or registration procedures, content and course fees can be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org