Lunchtime Seminar: The Status of International Water Law – Research and Practice

  • 14 Feb 2020
  • 12:30 - 14:00
Western Europe
Room D2

Please be invited to a seminar on The status of international water law – Research and Practice, hosted by the Water Governance Department on Friday, 14 February, 12:30 – 14:00 in room D2.


Gabriel Eckstein, Professor of Law at Texas A&M, will discuss the status of international water law – with a focus on the UN Watercourses Convention, the UNECE Water Convention, and the UN Draft Articles on Transboundary Aquifers – from an academic and practical perspective, based on his long-term involvement in the development of international water law. He will also address career opportunities and his own academic and professional development in the field.

About the speaker

Gabriel Eckstein is Professor of Law at Texas A&M University and Director of the law school’s Energy, Environmental & Natural Resources Systems Law Program. He focuses his research and teaching on water, natural resources, and environmental law and policy issues at the local, national, and international levels. He currently serves as President of the International Water Resources Association, member of the Executive Council of the International Association for Water Law, Associate Editor for Brill Research Perspectives: International Water Law, Editorial Board member of the Journal of Water Law. Eckstein regularly advises UN agencies, national and sub-national governments, non-governmental organizations, and other groups on international and US water and environmental issues. He holds a Juris Doctor and an LL.M. in International Environmental Law, an M.S. in International Affairs, and a B.A. in Geology.

How do I attend?

If you would like to attend please register by sending an email to Susanne Schmeier ( ).


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