North-South Centre

North-South Forum

Water diplomacy: transboundary rivers and international politics

Monday, 28 November 2011, 9:00 – 13:00 h

Alte Aula, Naturhistorisches Museum, Basel

The fourth North-South Forum, jointly organised by the North-South Centre of the ETH Zurich, the NCCR North-South and the Commission for Research Partnerships with Developing Countries (KFPE) focued on the opportunities and pitfalls of “water diplomacy”, concentrating on international rivers in the Global South, particularly in the Horn of Africa and Central Asia. Representatives from international NGOs, the natural and the social sciences, and the diplomatic sector have presented and discussed their experiences, views, and expectations regarding the potential of international politics in connection with transboundary rivers.

Programme  (PDF, 444 KB)



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