- Degree type
- Language of education
- 18 months
- Tuition fee EU/EEA
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- Tuition fee Non EU/EEA
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- Education type
- Start of program
- Application deadline
- Netherlands Government
- Type of institution
- Institute for International Education
Water Conflict Management is about the management of water resources conflicts, focusing on negotiation, mediation and decision-making processes, in order to prevent, manage and resolve water conflicts.
The Water Conflict Management program was initiated by and developed with UNESCO’s Potential Conflict to Cooperation Potential program on transboundary water management and conflict resolution (PCCP). UNESCO-IHE offers this programme in collaboration with the University of Dundee in the UK, the renown Clingendael Institute of International Relations, The Hague, and UNESCO’s PCCP program.
The program is designed for water managers as well as for institutional, legal international relations experts interested in local, national and international water management.
Principles of Integrated Water Resources Management; Hydrology; Water and Environmental Law; Water Economics; Water Governance; Mediation and Negotiation; Watershed and River Basin Management; MSc Research and Thesis Writing.
Water Conflict Management studies the management of conflicts over water resources at various spatial scales. It focuses on the interplay between the main biophysical processes and social dynamics, in analyzing, anticipating, preventing and managing conflicts over water. The programme combines theoretical knowledge related to conflict management as well as skills required for the negotiation, mediation and decision-making processes. The programme is designed for water managers as well as for institutional, legal international relations experts interested in local, national and international water management.
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