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Introduction to Water Diplomacy (21 October – 17 November 2013)
An increasingly strong and coordinated response is therefore expected from the international community. This course will aim to raise participants’ awareness of the current state of freshwater resources worldwide and highlight the need for modern diplomatic solutions to mitigate conflict and enable water’s potential for cooperation at the transboundary level. Upon completion of the curriculum, participants should be able to describe some of today’s major water stressors, identify the world’s “water hotspots”, recognize the benefits of transboundary water cooperation based on negotiation and mediation, and comprehend the importance of transnational water management institutions for sustainably supporting the benefits of cooperation.
This course was developed in collaboration with the following landmark institutions in the world of research and capacity-building around water:
For more information and to register, please visit: www.unitar.org/event/introduction-water-diplomacy