The Centre for Water Law, Policy and Science (under the auspices of UNESCO) is the only UNESCO Category 2 Centre in the UK and its competence in water law, policy and science is recognised as a vital resource by numerous countries and organisations around the world. Globally, many regions are facing water shortages, problems with water quality and issues of water security.

Many countries and regions are also trying to address the challenges of developing efficient and equitable water governance systems. Our Centre can, together with local and global partners, contribute to solving these problems.


International Water Law and the Quest for Common Security

New publication from PhD Alumnus, Bjorn-Oliver Magsig, Helmholts Centre for Environmental Research, Germany. This book analyses transboundary water interaction as a ‘case study’ for advancing public international law to fulfil its responsibility of promoting international peace and security. The present mindset of prevailing rigidity and state-centrism is challenged by examining how international legal instruments ...

Winners of CASS Teaching and Good Practice Awards event announced!

The CASS Teaching and Good Practice awards, intended to recognise excellence and success in teaching and learning and to exemplify best practice in CASS, took place this morning.  We are delighted to announce the winners as follows: Early Career Lecturer Award – Dr Matthew Graham, School of Humanities Highly Commended – Yvonne Evans, School of Law Creative Teaching: Recognising Innovative Practice Award &...