Webinar - The Law of Transboundary Aquifers: General Principles and Case Studies


2:00pm – 3.15pm CET



The Geneva Water Hub and the University of Geneva’s Centre for Continuing and Distance Education are pleased to invite you to this 75 minute webinar.

Prof. Imad Antoine Ibrahim, Dr Gabriel de los Cobos, Mr Jean Willemin and Dr Mara Tignino will present the topic that will be divided into two main parts.

Introductory remarks

Dr Mara Tignino, Lead Legal Specialist, Geneva Water Hub

Part I: General Principles - The Law of Transboundary Aquifers: Current Reality and Future Prospects

Prof. Imad Antoine Ibrahim, Center for Law and Development, College of Law, Qatar University.

Part II: Case studies

  1. The Genevese Transboundary Aquifer, Dr Gabriel de los Cobos, Head of soil, geology, hydrogeology branch, Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
  2. The Senegalo-Mauritanian Aquifer Basin, Mr Jean Willemin, Senior Programme Manager, Geneva Water Hub  

This learning event is organised within the framework of the 7th edition of the e-Learning Course on International Water Law and the Law of Transboundary Aquifers.

The biographies of the experts are available below.