Attendees by invitation only 1st to 12th October 2023
Are you ready to uncover the balance between water conflicts and cooperation Led by expert facilitators? this comprehensive program delves into both international and national water dynamics. Learn about the role of water diplomacy in conflict resolution, drawing insights from case studies across regions that highlight its pivotal contribution to cooperation and peaceful resolutions of conflicts.
About the Course
This two-week course discusses conflicts and cooperation over shared water resources both internationally and nationally. It reflects on processes of water diplomacy and its role in conflict transformation, including lessons from case-studies from the region and beyond. The course provides a broad introduction to water conflict analysis, theories of water conflict and cooperation, as well as overlooked issues interlinked to complex economic, political and diplomatic dynamics. The course will present a theoretical background combined with lessons learned from real examples on water conflict and cooperation, as well as active-learning and dialogue-driven activities through break-out sessions and 'serious' gaming.
- Knowledge Enhancement:
Participants will gain a thorough understanding of water conflict analysis, theories of water conflict and cooperation, and the complexities of water-related conflicts.
- Skills Development
Attendees will develop practical skills in water diplomacy and conflict resolution through interactive activities like serious gaming and dialogue-driven sessions.
- Critical Thinking
Participants will learn to analyze water-related conflicts from various angles, considering environmental, gender, political, and economic dimensions.
- Regional and Global Perspective
The course will offer insights into transboundary water management in the MENA region, with connections to global issues such as climate change.
Participants will have the opportunity to connect with experts in the field, fellow participants, and course instructors, fostering a collaborative learning environment.
- Field Trips
Participants will engage in two field trips aimed at providing them with practical, real-world insights into water conflict and cooperation dynamics. These excursions are designed to foster a deeper understanding of the complexities surrounding shared water resources.
Jordan University of Science and Technology
Water Diplomacy Center مركـــــز دبلومـاسيــــة الميــــــاه
Tel.: +962-2-7201000 Ext. 26265/26320