UNWC Global Initiative Symposium

The IHP-HELP Centre for Water Law, Policy and Science under the auspices of UNESCO, in partnership with theWorldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) will host a Symposium on the United Nations Watercourses Convention, 5-8th June 2012. The primary aim of the symposium will be to bring together a diverse group of experts (academic, civil servants, NGOs, international organisations, etc) from across the world to debate the existing and potential relevance of the 1997 UN Watercourses Convention. The symposium will be made up of keynote presentations from leading authorities on the 1997 UN Watercourses Convention and transboundary water issues, roundtable debates, and paper presentations. The best papers from the symposium will be published in a special issue of a leading journal.