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Good Practices and Portfolio Learning in Transboundary Freshwater and Marine Legal and Institutional Frameworks - News

Jan 17, 2011 The New Crisis in Water – Groundwater
Deep waters, slowly drying up: Depletion of aquifers is a looming tragedy. New agreements offer hope. Read The Economist article here
Jan 17, 2011 China to tighten water resources management
(19 November 2010) The State Council, China’s Cabinet, will soon announce a proposal to tighten management of water resources, the 21st Century Business Herald reported Friday, citing an official with the Ministry of Water Resources. Read article here By Nie Peng, chinadaily.com.cn
Jan 16, 2011 Murray-Darling water a focus of international legal interest
An international meeting at the University of New England this week has revealed that lawyers involved in the regulation of water use all round the world are looking with great interest at conflict over the management of water resources in Australia’s Murray-Darling Basin. Read Article Here
Dec 24, 2010 African Water Governance- New Report
(February 2010) The South African Institution of International Affairs has published a new research report: New Thinking on the Governance of Water and River Basins in Africa: Lessons from the SADC Region, by Anthony Turton. Read Report Here
Dec 23, 2010 World Fish Center: Lessons Learned
The World Fish Center publication Lessons learned and good practices in the management of coral reef marine protected areas presents a review of lessons learned and good practices in the management of coral reef marine protected areas based on the analysis of 20 projects funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) related to coral reef [...]
Dec 23, 2010 Graduate Student Conference Presentation
Richard Paisley and Glen Hearns present in California at a Graduate Student Workshop on International/Transboundary Water, December 20-21 2010. Download: Workshop Program and Abstracts
Dec 20, 2010 Season’s Greetings!
Season’s Greetings from all of us at the Governance Project – here are Katie and Hilary at the IAR Christmas Party!
Dec 15, 2010 Transboundary Aquifers and International Law: The Experience of the Guarani Aquifer System
The international seminar “Transboundary Aquifers and International Law: The Experience of the Guarani Aquifer System” took place on August 31, 2010. The presentations and an overview of the seminar are available on the University of Surrey, Environmental Regulatory Research Group website.