This course is designed for current and future water managers, decision-makers and others involved in water management, water conflict and cooperation, and particularly the management and settlement of disputes.
PrerequisitesParticipants should have followed the Water Conflict Analysis module. In addition, they need to have a bachelor degree and several years of working experience in a relevant field (water or environmental management, conflict management or similar topics).
Dates, Fee, ECTS
Start: 10 May 2021
End: 28 May 2021
ECTS credit points: 5
Deadline IHE application: 09 April 2021 - 23.59 (CET)
Course fee: € 3000
VAT is not included in the course fee
- Assess and apply tools for the comprehensive analysis of water related conflicts (including involved actors, dynamics, and root causes) and conflict sensitive planning
- Assess different tracks and tools of water diplomacy
- Explain and evaluate various approaches to conflict resolution, and apply related skills to prepare, organise and engage in negotiation and conflict transformation
Water Diplomacy aims to facilitate water cooperation between states and prevent water-related conflicts. This requires analytical skills for understanding the complexity of conflicts and the involved actors as well as practical skills and tools to engage in conflict management and negotiations.
This course provides an overview over different tracks and tools of water diplomacy, including the role of different state and non-state actors, data and knowledge, and conflict resolution mechanisms, as well as an in-depth training in skills for conflict transformation.