[IntLawProfessors] IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium
bruch at eli.org
Tue May 24 10:05:15 EST 2011
I am posting this at the request of colleagues. It is a fantastic group -- and a great event.
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Please forgive cross-postings.
Dear Friends and Colleagues
This is to inform you about the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law's Water, Law and Sustainability Colloquium, that will take place on 3 to 7 July 2011 at Mpekweni, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
On 3 July 2011 a pre-colloquium workshop will also be held on the theme: Towards the legal recognition and governance of ecosystem services.
The colloquium is organised under the auspices of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law and the local organisers in South Africa are the University of Cape Town, Witwatersrand University, University of KwaZulu-Natal and the North-West University.
The programme and more information on the venue, accommodation and registration is available at:
The conference themes include amongst others:
· Substantive and procedural water rights
· Mining and water pollution
· Ecosystems, wetlands and Natural environments
· Traditional communities and water resources
· Integrated water resources management
· Legal pluralism, science and technology
· Climate change and water resources
· Coastal management
· Marine pollution
· Water and ownership (property) issues
· Shared international watercourses
· Transboundary water governance
· Groundwater pollution
· Water jurisprudence
· Hydraulic fracturing
We believe that the topics under discussion are relevant for an array of disciplines and people in academia as well as the public and private sectors.
Please register early to avoid disappointment.
You may register online or could contact the conference organizer, Ms Glaudin Kruger
kruger at kruger-associates.com <mailto:kruger at kruger-associates.com> if you experience registration difficulties.
Kindly distribute further within your unit as all may not be on the mailing list.
Thank you in advance,
The Organising Committee
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