Pan-Asia Workshop on Water Governance: International Water Law and Multi-Stakeholder Processes

GWP is hosting a Pan-Asia Regional training on Water Governance, International Water Law and Multi-Stakeholder Processes together with partner organisations. The training takes place in Kunming, China, 13-15 December 2018.

The aim of the training is to improve transboundary water management in Asia by strengthening technical and institutional capacities of agencies and individuals that have the potential to influence and advise decision-makers on negotiation, adoption and implementation of legal frameworks for water management, multi-track water diplomacy/stakeholder engagement, and implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Who can participate?

Primary candidates for the training are key personnel from ministries of water, environment and foreign affairs, water regulatory and management authorities, legislation agencies, who have management responsibilities over transboundary waters or implementation of relevant SDGs (SDG 6.5 and SDG 17); staff from Regional Economic Commissions and River Basin Organisations with a mandate to work on transboundary waters; civil society actors who have direct input to the governance of transboundary waters; and members of academic and research institutions that have mandate to replicate similar trainings to enhance capacity of transboundary water practitioners in Asia.

What is Required?

Applicants must have a university degree in Hydrology, Environmental Science, Earth Sciences, Law, Agriculture, International Relations, or a related field.

The training will be conducted in English with simultaneous translation. Thus, participants are required to be proficient in English. 

A complete list of requirements and instructions on how to apply is available in this announcement, and an application form can be downloaded here.

Please e-mail application with all supporting documents to by 26 October 2018.