AIDA Member Mara Tignino receives the Award ‘Women Peacebuilders for Water’

At the international conference ‘Rules of Water, Rules for Life’, organized by the Milan Center for Food Law and Policy at Milano, Italy, on 27- 28th September, 2017, Ms Mara Tignino, Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Law and Coordinator of the Platform for International Water Law at the Geneva Water Hub, received the award ‘Women Peacebuilders for Water’. This award marks the seventeenth anniversary of Resolution 1325, adopted by the United Nations Security Council to recognize the contribution of women to peacebuilding in post-conflict situations. The award was given to Ms Tignino by the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, Ms Hilal Elver, and was motivated by her research work on international water law and her dedication to the creation of new generations of international lawyers.