Science at the intersection of research and political action, for the prevention and management of water-related conflicts, and strategic analysis for evidence-based decision-making. Contributes to a better understanding of the challenges of water governance. This Function is carried out by the Institute for Environmental Sciences (ISE) which collaborates with the UNESCO Chaire in hydropolitics (ISE,UNESCO), and by the Platform for International Water Law of the University of Geneva.
This Function acts as a hub of competence in hydropolitics, bringing together the academia, public and private sector, civil society, and global Think Tanks. Based in international Geneva, its work is policyoriented and supports the Global Strategic Platforms with a view to have a global influence.