Tuesday, September 29, 2009

PCCP and UNESCO-IHE short course on water and conflict management

PCCP and UNESCO-IHE will offer for the second year a short course on water and conflict management. The short course is part of a joint MSc in Water Management – specialization Water Conflict Management, LLM in Water Governance and Conflict Resolution. The course is composed of two modules: Negotiation skills for the anticipation, prevention and resolution of water conflicts and Advanced Alternative Dispute Resolution techniques applied to water issues. Renowned trainers will be drawn from around the world and the course aims to assist participants to understand, design and facilitate negotiation, mediation, consensus building, trust building, public participation and other processes that are useful for the management of water conflicts. It will also cover the main legal, cultural and spiritual challenges that negotiators can face in the management of shared water resources. Software programmes and role plays will be used for actual practice and skills development. The course is designed for current and future water managers, decision makers and others involved in Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM). For more information contact:

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