As capacity-building support to its Partner organizations, GWP, together with the University of Dundee will offer scholar-ships for 30 participants to undertake a module in International Water Law, in Dundee 9-20 June 2014.
Applications will be accepted from 20 November 2013 to 15 February 2014.
The module is aimed at persons who wish to acquire specialist knowledge of international water law, especially as it relates to transboundary water challenges in the GWP regions. The module will be highly appropriate for those with a law degree and environmental science background who want to specialize in transboundary water. The primary target is mid- to high-level practitioners and professionals from governments, NGOs, international organizations, academia, and the private sector.
Applicants must be recommended by a GWP Partner organization to receive a scholarship. Participants are required to be proficient in English, either as native speakers, or to an IELTS score of 6.5. A university degree is required in Hydrology, Environmental Science, Law, Agriculture, or a related field.
For successful applicants, the GWP-University of Dundee International Water Law (IWL) Programme covers full tuition for the module. Participants must secure their own funding for living expenses for the two week module (estimated at 650 GBP), plus travel to and from Dundee.