Webinars in International Water Law

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As part of the 2016 and 2017 editions of the online course on “International Water Law and the Law of Transboundary Aquifers”, the Platform for International Water Law of the Geneva Water Hub, in collaboration with DiploFoundation, organized a series of webinars. International experts from different disciplines, including law, political science and natural sciences, participated in these webinars. Various topics have been discussed such as the cooperation on transboundary water resources, the prevention and resolution of water conflicts, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM). The list of webinars is available below:

"Water and International Law : What Role for Sustainable Development Goals ?"

10 October 2016. Participants : Mara Tignino, Jovan Kurbalija (DiploFoundation Director), Annukka Lipponen (Environmental Affairs Officer, Secretariat of the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes), Viktoria Mohos Naray (Legal advisor, WaterLex). Watch the video at www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=ypsWCRyZW2g.

"Exploring the Concept of Water Security in Transboundary Water Resources Management"

10 Novembre 2016. Participants : Mara Tignino, Jovan Kurbalija, Angela Klauschen (Senior Network Officer and Point focal for transboundary water resources, Global Water Partnership), Lesha Witmer (Independent consultant, Steering Committee Member, Women for Water Partnership). Watch the video at www.youtube.com/watch?v=dbWZ4pNJBeM.

"Prevention and Settlement of Water Disputes : the Role of Joint Watercourse Institutions""

5 Octobre 2017. Participants : Mara Tignino, Jovan Kurbalija, Komlan Sangbana, Alistair Rieu-Clarke (Legal advisor at the Secretariat of the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes). Watch the video at www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=80&v=BOz2WiNaYRg.

"Water and Peace : A Matter of Survival"

19 Octobre 2017. Participants : Mara Tignino, Jovan Kurbalija, François Münger (Geneva Water Hub Director), Natasha Carmi (Political Affairs Officer, Palestinian Negotiation Support). Watch the video at www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=qPsybaDe1HQ

"The Role of Monitoring and Data in the Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goal 6"

2 Novembre 2017. Participants : Mara Tignino, Jovan Kurbalija, Amanda Loeffen (WaterLex Director), Tommaso Abrate (Scientific Officer, World Meteorological Organization). Watch the video at www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DsXd4xx_Sk.

"Challenges of the Implementation of the Concept of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM)"

14 Novembre 2017. Participants : Mara Tignino, Jovan Kurbalija, Nidal Salim (Global Institute for Water, Environment and Health Director - GIWEH) et Annukka Lipponen. Watch the video at www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIGhgJd6sK0.

"The UN Watercourses Convention and the Cooperation on Transboundary Water Resources"

29 novembre 2017. Participants : Mara Tignino, Jovan Kurbalija, Makane Mbengue et Marie-Laure Vercambre (Director of Water for Life and Peace programme, Green Cross International). Watch the video at www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifKiuiieS8Y