Geneva Water Hub: Online Course on International Freshwater Law (in French), 27 May – 7 July, 2019
The Geneva Water Hub, center specialized in hydropolitics and hydrodiplomacy of the University of Geneva, is launching its online Course on International Freshwater Law, which will take place on 27 May – 7 July, 2019. Conceived by the Hub’s Platform for International Water Law, the course aims to provide professionals dealing with the negotiation or implementation of transboundary water treaties with an understanding of the principles and rules governing the use, sharing, management and protection of water resources. The course is in French, it requires an average of 10 hours/week of personal work, and consists of the following five modules:
Module 1: Sources and concepts of international freshwater law;
Module 2: Evolution of international freshwater law;
Module 3: Principles applying to the management and protection of transboundary water resources, Part I;
Module 4: Principles applying to the management and protection of transboundary water resources, Part II;
Module 5: Water and international economics law.
Registration fees amount to 400 CHF (about 400 US$), but scholarships are available for participants from non-OECD countries. The deadline for registration is 21 May, 2019. For further information, visit https://www.unige.ch/formcont/cours/droit-eau