This course targets water and environmental professionals (e.g., lawyers, engineers, hydrologists, social scientists, policy-makers, etc.).
The course focuses on how water and environmental resources can be managed in a specific context using the disciplines of law, politics and policy making. The goal is to introduce the student to the complexities of the relationship between water, environmental and economic issues; the relationship between law, politics and policy making at local, national, regional and international level.
This course provides a learning experience which guides participants to explore the role of law, policy and politics at the local, national, regional and international level to address the complexities of the relationship between water and environmental issues, trade-offs and conflicts in order to achieve sustainable development and water and environmental justice.
The 16 weeks of the course are divided into 5 sub-courses (units) that cover the following subjects:
Upon completion, the participant should be able to: