Topic: 4. Water policy and governance Date: 2017-05-29 Time from: 15:30:00 Time to: 17:00:00 Room: Cozumel 4
The Special Session will introduce the UN Environment “Online Training Course on the ‘Greening’ of Water Law: Implementing environment-friendly principles in contemporary water treaties and laws”, developed by the International Association for Water Law (AIDA). An abridged version of the five modules will be presented by the respective authors, including a demonstration of the group exercises provided in the training course. The main topics covered in the course are the ‘greening’ of international and national water law, the principles of equitable and reasonable utilization, no significant harm and ecosystem protection, and the protection of aquifers.