Distance learning course on International Water Law and the Law of Transboundary Aquifers


The Platform for International Water Law and the Geneva Water Hub, in collaboration with the DiploFoundation, have the pleasure to launch the first edition of the distance learning course on international water law and the law on transboundary aquifers.

The course includes six thematic modules and a final module consisting in the resolution of a case study. The completion of the programme corresponds to 4 ECTS credits.

Course co-directors:

  • Laurence Boisson de Chazournes, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Geneva.
  • Makane M. Mbengue, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law and Institute for Environmental Sciences, University of Geneva.
  • Mara Tignino, Senior Lecturer and Coordinator of the Platform for International Water Law at the Geneva Water Hub, Faculty of Law, University of Geneva.

Speakers from international organizations and representatives from different sectors will contribute with their expertise throughout the course.

Two webinars on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and benefit-sharing will be organized in partnership with the DiploFoundation.

Find out more about the course’s content, participation fees and application process on the University of Geneva page, or contact info-waterlawonline[at]unige.ch for further inquiries.

The deadline for application and registration is 12 September 2016.

Download the programme of the course below:

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