Two types of multimedia resources are available – online courses (MOOC) and our Water Talks Series videos. Both enable the Geneva Water Hub, through the medium of film, to encourage a deeper understanding of the challenges associated with managing water as a resource.

  • Online courses
    • Distance Learning Course « Droit international de l’eau douce »
      Developed by the Geneva Water Hub and the Platform for International Water Law of the University of Geneva, the online course in "Droit international de l’eau douce" has been designed for professionals working full-time and run for six weeks. Participants have free access at all times to course content, assessment activities and learning materials. By the end of this training, participants will be able to 1) Interpret and apply the legal instruments, principles and rules of international water law and transboundary aquifers’ law; 2) Explain how instruments and norms of international law can contribute to the achievement of Goal 6 of Agenda 2030; 3) Identify the linkages between the right to water and international economic law, international humanitarian law and human rights; 4) Identify appropriate mechanisms to prevent and settle conflicts related to water use and the sharing of this resource.
    • MOOCs
      Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs are online courses available to any user who is interested in learning through the medium of video. MOOCs offer free access, university level courses. Our MOOCs focus on a number of aspects of water management issues.
    • Distance learning course on International Water Law and the Law of Transboundary Aquifers
      The online course in « International Water Law & The Law of Transboundary Aquifers » is supported by the Geneva Water Hub and implemented in partnership with DiploFoundation. The course provides water professionals, directly or indirectly involved in the process of treaty-making and implementation, with an advanced knowledge of principles and norms governing the management and protection of freshwater resources. International law plays a key role in establishing sustainable cooperation between riparian countries and in implementing equitable water management practices.
    • Webinars in International Water Law
      As part of the 2016-2018 editions of the online 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 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).
  • Water Talks Series videos
    Notable speakers, recognised on the international scene, specialised and teachers, are given a platform to share their thoughts and message.
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