International Water Law and the Law of Transboundary Aquifers - Distance Learning

To gain sound knowledge of international water law.
To acquire an in-depth understanding of the multifaceted aspects related to the governance of water resources.
To foster reflection on the linkages between international water law and other areas of international law.
Professional from different backgrounds including law, international relations, environmental studies, hydrology, engineering or economics: government official (diplomat, technical and scientific specialist working in transboundary water issues), international organisation, NGO, civil society representative, academic and professional from the private sector.
Seven modules online: Sources and Concepts of International Water Law • The Evolution of International Regulation on Transboundary Water Resources • The Principles of the Law on Transboundary Water Resources (1st part) • The Principles of the Law on Transboundary Water Resources (2nd part) • The Law of Transboundary Aquifers • Water and International Economic Law • Case Study: Analysis and Legal Resolution.

The programme is part of the activities of the Geneva Water Hub and complementary to the MOOCs in “Gestion et politique de l’eau ” and "Droit international de l'eau douce" offered by the University of Geneva.

Prof. Laurence BOISSON DE CHAZOURNES, Faculty of Law, University of Geneva, Prof. Makane M. MBENGUE, Faculty of Law and Institute for Environmental Sciences, University of Geneva and Dr. Mara TIGNINO, Faculty of Law, University of Geneva.
Dr. Mara TIGNINO, University of Geneva.

18 September to 3 December 2017
11 weeks • Each week of teaching and training activities corresponds to an average of 10-12 hours
4 ECTS credits

Application deadline
11 September 2017

Registration fees
CHF 900.-
Full and Partial Scholarships available for participants coming from non-OECD countries >> list and least developed countries >> list

Platform for International Water Law / Geneva Water Hub
+41 (0)22 379 85 46

Mara Tignino, coordinatrice du programme, reçoit le prix "Women Peacebuilders for Water"

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