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Issue One - January 2015

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7th International Law and Transboundary Freshwaters Workshop held in Dundee


The Centre for Water Law, Policy and Science (under the auspices of UNESCO), University of Dundee (CWLPS), held its 7th International Law and Transboundary Freshwater Workshop between 27th – 30th June 2016.   The workshop brought together experts from North and South America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Workshop participants benefitted from presentations by experts from Agua Sustentable (Bolivia), IUCN Environmental Law Centre, Negotiation Affairs Department, Palestine, University College Cork, University of Ottawa, UNECE Water Convention Secretariat, Volta Basin Authority, University of Strat...

Dundee Water Centre contributes to the launch of first journal dedicated exclusively to international water law

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| CWLPS, CECHR, Environment, Law

The first issue of Brill Research Perspectives - International Water Law has been published in both electronic and paper forms under the leadership of Salman Salman, Editor-in-Chief and Honorary of the Centre for Water Law Policy and Science (under the auspices of UNESCO), University of Dundee. Dr Alistair Rieu-Clarke, Reader in International Law, at the Dundee Water Centre is also a member of the editorial board together with Professor Laurence Boisson de Chazournes (University of Geneva), Professor Gabriel Eckstein (Texas A&M University), Professor Lilian del Castillo-Laborde (University of Buenos Ai...

Forthcoming opportunities to study water security and international water law in the UK!


This summer will see the organisation of two highly complementary back-to-back events at University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK and the University of Dundee, Scotland, UK.    The Water Security for Policy Makers and Practitioners short course, from 20-24 June 2016,  brings together key strengths in water politics, climate change, agricultural water management and water allocation, in order to provide the participants with an exceptional change to acquire an understanding of water security. The course will provide policy-makers and professionals with comprehensive bac...

Focus on Transboundary Aquifers

| Event, CECHR, Water, Lectures & Workshops, Sustainability

The Scientific Basis of the UN ILC Draft Articles on Transboundary Aquifers A CWLPS/CECHR seminar given by Shammy Puri (Secretary General, International Association of Hydrogeologists) on Tuesday 16th February, from 12-1pm in the Carnegie Lecture Theatre As a member of the advisory team to the UN ILC Special Rapporteur drafting the Articles on the use of transboundary aquifers, Shammy Puri was deeply involved in providing the scientific framework of the hydrolgeology of transboundary aquifers. His in depth knowledge on such aquifers came from his direct experience in exploring, designing and later exploita...

Working with Farmers on Natural Flood Management

| Water, CECHR, Environment, Event

Dundee's Prof Chris J Spray will be speaking on Working with Farmers on Natural Flood Management at the UK Water Partnership's upcoming Sustainable Food, Farming and Water Workshop, March 10 in Reading. Global challenges in providing sustainable food and water, in the context of a growing population and environmental change, are ever increasing and intensifying. The Farming and Water Action Group of the UK Water Partnership published a series of reports in 2015 that explored the links between water and food production and the challenges for delivering both food ...