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Comentários e feedback de alunos de International Water Law da instituição Universidade de GenebraUniversidade de Genebra

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Sobre o curso

In recent decades, international law has undergone a series of major developments in order to accommodate the many new facets of freshwater management and protection. The adoption of universal, regional and basin instruments highlights how important it is to study the evolution of international water regulations and to be able to identify the main principles in this field. This course aims to provide the necessary background to understand and examine the regulation applicable to transboundary freshwaters especially to rivers, lakes and aquifers. It presents the principles and legal standards that govern the use, sharing, management and protection of these resources. The MOOC is made up of 5 modules. As each module addresses a different theme, they can be viewed in any order. However, the modules do follow a certain pedagogical logic and following in order will be especially helpful to those who are new to the subject. Each module is accompanied by an evaluation questionnaire or quiz. A certificate will be awarded to students who obtain an average of at least 80% in the quizzes. By the end of this course, you will be able to: 1) Describe the issues related to the regulation of transboundary freshwaters; 2) Explain how transboundary freshwater regulations have evolved; 3) Recall and interpret the key principles governing water resource regulation; 4) Understand the role of transboundary freshwater dispute settlement mechanisms in the development of international freshwater law (or to understand the role of international courts and tribunals in the resolution of conflicts) This MOOC was developed by the Platform for International Freshwater Law that is part of the Geneva Water Hub, assisted by the MOOC Team of the University of Geneva. Alongside the researchers and teachers of the Platform, several international experts have also participated. This MOOC is one of three courses supported by the Water Hub Geneva and the University of Geneva. The other MOOCS are "Water Management and Policy" ( and "Ecosystem Services: a method for sustainable development "( The Global Water Program of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) has funded this course. This MOOC was originally created in French. It has English subtitles....

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3 de jul de 2020

This coarse will give you a basic overview of Laws and mechanisms to resolve trans-boundary water disputes. Knowledge regarding issues and case studies related to ground water and fresh water.


18 de mar de 2018

This course really helps for all the legal field person specially for those who wish to build their career in ENVIRONMENTAL LAW not only at domestic but at also international level.

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18 de nov de 2020

An excellent academic exercise that provides skills, knowledge and laws in the field of international water management, protection and dispute settlement strategies.

por Md F R

15 de dez de 2018

This is a fundamental beginning course on International water law. I have gained the fundamental basic knowledge in relation to many aspects of watercourse disputes.

por Ellen C

15 de jul de 2020

Interesting introductory course on transboundary freshwater law. Time commitment is very manageable. Note that the lectures are in French with English subtitles.

por Waad A

7 de abr de 2020

Was a very good course I got a lot of new information and the way how the course presented was amazing thanks University of Geneva for this useful course

por Jamal C

3 de set de 2019

Thank you for keeping encourging me , the course is super having it in both French and Englsih it is unique , kindly have one more on Maritime Disputes

por Yerlan S

3 de jul de 2020

Курс предоставляет возможность онлайн обучения основ Международного водного права. Предусмотрена возможность повторной сдачи тестов модулей.

por Abg. J L R C

12 de mai de 2019

Es un excelente curso. Aprendes sobre lo que es el derecho de las aguas y su legislación aplicable. Agradecido altamente. Muchas Gracias.

por Franz Z M

17 de abr de 2018

A great team of professors, an insightful presentation and about all a practical approach.

Thank you Laurance, Mara, Makanne and Komla!

por Moeen U D S

10 de nov de 2020

Excellent contents this module contains and excellent and simple way of imparting knowledge has been adopted by the speakers

por Steven S

23 de mai de 2020

Thanks for this course...very informative. I built my interest in this area. Going to apply for a full degree program.

por Syed H H

30 de abr de 2022

This course provided me insight into the diplomatic and legal means to settle international water related disputes.

por Francesco B

22 de jan de 2021

If you're interested in inernational law, this course helps you to understand deeply mechanism over the subject.

por federico s

2 de jun de 2020

Excelente el curso, profesores extremadamente capacitados con una vocación indiscutible. Super recomendable

por Aditya C

18 de jul de 2020

helpful for people interested in international law and arbitration and water conservation and management!

por Ardhendu N

6 de set de 2020

Awesome course .. love the way the professors have elaborated the International Water Law into action ..

por Rukundo K

27 de abr de 2020

Very educative course. Have learnt alot and it has given me agreat insight on International water law

por Agnes P

16 de mar de 2021

Great introduction to International Water Law for someone with no background in law.

por 郭逸飞

9 de abr de 2018

Thank you very much for your presentations! Hope to see all of you again!

por Smith M O

15 de set de 2020

This course has answered all questions I had on Intrernational Water Law

por Joel Z

29 de mar de 2020

This course was an outstanding introduction to international water law.

por Alek K K

7 de jul de 2020

mes connaissances se sont élargies depuis que j'ai appris cela. Merci

por Aishwarya B

29 de mai de 2020

From this course, I have learned a lot about international water law.


23 de abr de 2020

Excellent Course I have learnt a lot of new laws and regulations

por Ismail N A

22 de dez de 2020

Great perspective for international water agreement!

por Shirley K

25 de jul de 2020

very interesting course, learned so much .thank you