“Two global conventions on transboundary cooperation, so what?’’

From the 12th to the 17th of April, the IUCN BRIDGE team participated in the 7th World Water Forum in Daegu - Gyeonbuk, South Korea. At the World Water forum, the IUCN BRIDGE team facilitated three thematic sessions. The first was a special thematic session on the importance the entry into force of the UN Watercourses Convention and the UNECE Water convention and the impact of States' accession and implementation of these instruments.

15 April 2015


The second thematic session was about International Water Law and mechanisms of advancing transboundary cooperation through global, regional and basin legal instruments. The third thematic session was on water diplomacy and multilevel governance and the importance of connecting actors at different levels of governance for better implementation outcomes. The IUCN BRIDGE team also hosted a side event demonstrating lessons learnt from implementing the BRIDGE project in transboundary basins. 

To read more about the participation of IUCN BRIDGE at the World Water Forum, kindly click on the link below