Workshop on “International water conflicts: principles and means of dispute resolution”
DUSHANBE, 19 October 2017 – A training seminar titled “International water conflicts: principles and means of dispute resolution” was organized on 18-19 October 2017 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, by the United Nations Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA), in cooperation with the Regional Environmental Center for Central Asia (CAREC), with financial support of the US Government.
The event was the fourth in a series of seminars on water diplomacy conducted within the framework of the programme “Ensuring Equitable Utilization and Effective Management of Transboundary Watercourses in Central Asia through International Diplomacy, Law and Institutions: Theory and Practical Solutions”.
Representatives from relevant ministries and agencies, as well as parliaments of Central Asian countries and Afghanistan, UN agencies, international and regional organizations as well as independent experts, attended the two-day seminar in Dushanbe.
At the seminar participants had in-depth discussions and explored the opportunity to further develop mutually beneficial cooperation in the sphere of transboundary water resources management in Central Asia, through the application of legal instruments regulating the joint and sustainable use of transboundary watercourses.