Water Security for Policy Makers and Practitioners short course 19-23 May 2014,
DEVCo, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
Bringing together key strengths in water politics, climate change, agricultural water management and water allocation, this course will provide participants with an exceptional change to acquire an understanding of this key global issue.
Participants will acquire a variety of tools and analytical frameworks from a variety of disciplines and an extended understanding of this key national and global issue. They will leave the course with an ability to critically assess and address current water security policy, to gain an appreciation of the relations between water security and energy, climate, food, human and national security. Participants will also substantially develop their networks and resource bases.
The course is designed for entry and mid-level water and development policy-makers and professionals in government, donor, NGO or implementing agencies as well as for environmental journalists, consultants and activists.
The course is co-directed by Dr Naho Mirumachi and Dr Mark Zeitoun from the London Water Research Group and the UEA Water Security Research Centre. The teaching team is drawn from senior academics from both these institutions with a wide range of expertise and experience.
Fee and Eligibility Criteria
£1600 (Register before 7 February 2014 for a reduced fee of £1400). The course is conducted in English. Full competence in English, written and spoken is an essential requirement.