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WEBINAR ON:

Transboundary Water Negotiations

This webinar took place on the 15th Sep 2021. A full video of the 'negotiations' is now available - visit the home page

This webinar was a simulation of negotiations between two ‘countries’ over their transboundary river-aquifer system.

The simulations were carried out by highly qualified lawyers and hydrologists, drawing on their knowledge on transboundary water resources and international water law.

The Issue: The upstream country (Hilli’stan) wishes to draw on the resources in the aquifers for urgent public supply needs. The downstream country (Valli’stan) is using a large amount of water for irrigation (which could be impacted by the new wellfields) and wants to expand irrigation – but needs the upstream neighbour to undertake either a dam construction or modify its groundwater use.

A VIDEO OF THE SIMULATION OF THIS TRANSBOUNDARY NEGOTIATION WILL SOON BE AVAILABLE!