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Interactive Online Session: The Source-to-Sea Approach in International Water Law
The Transboundary Freshwater Security Governance Train continues its journey on 19 October, with an 8th interactive session in the series. The topic for this event is the source-to-sea approach in international water law. It is jointly organised by GWP and Wuhan International Water Academy (IWLA) and it is part of the ongoing efforts to engage more with participants of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) for Governance for Transboundary Freshwater Security.

The session will feature speakers with different experiences to share, discussing the following topics:

1) What are the rules of international law that govern the marine interface?
2) How can we manage these different parts of the marine environment holistically in coherent legal frameworks?
3) What are examples of best practices at the intersection of the marine and riverine environment?

The confirmed speakers are:

1) Dr. Yumiko Yasuda (Event moderator), Senior Network & Transboundary Water Cooperation Specialist, Global Water Partnership
2) Professor Patricia Wouters (Co-chair), Academy of International Water Law, Wuhan University
3) Dr. David J Devlaeminck (Co-chair), School of Law, Chongqing University
Professor Owen McIntyre, School of Law, University College Cork
4) Elizabeth Kirk, Global Professor (Global Governance and Ecological Justice), Director of the Lincoln Centre for Ecological Justice, and a member of the Sustainability steering committee at the University of Lincoln.
5) Professor Alistair Rieu-Clark, School of Law, Northumbria University,
6) Dimitris Faloutsos, Deputy Regional Co-ordinator, GWP Mediterranean

Oct 19, 2021 03:00 PM in Stockholm

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