Dr. Marian Neal (Patrick) presents on architecture of TWM at World Water Congress

Dr. Marian Neal (Patrick) from the ICWC at SIWI presented on ‘The international architecture for transboundary water management’ in Scotland last week.

The session:

Getting the best out of the global water conventions: Recent times have witnessed two major milestones in the evolution of international law relating to transboundary watercourses, namely the entry into force of the UN Watercourses Convention in August 2014 and the opening up of the UNECE Water Convention to all UN member states.   If sufficiently supported and effectively coordinated within and between the conventions parties, these two global framework instruments can play a critical role in strengthening the …Read More

ICWC Water Dialogue: Sustainable hydropower and transboundary water cooperation, 1 June

with Dr. Laura Bull, International Centre for Hydropower, Norway

Dr. Bull will discuss the sustainability dimensions of hydropower development, and describe risk calculation and social and environmental impact assessment. Through experiences from Latin America she will describe the prevention and administration of environmental conflicts, conflict mediation and empowerment of women through hydropower development.

* Welcome by Swedish Water House
* Introduction by Dr. Therese Sjömander Magnusson,
Director Transboundary Water Management, SIWI
* Presentation by Dr. Laura Bull
* Discussion led by Dr. Marian Patrick, Manager, International
Centre of Water Cooperation (ICWC), SIWI

About the speaker
Dr. Laura Bull has a Masters in International Economics and a Ph.D. in Political …Read More