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Story | 04 Apr, 2022
Manifesto for National Integrated Legal Frameworks for Water Resources Governance launched
In the context of the 9th World Water Forum (Dakar, Senegal 21-26 March 2022), the International Association for Water Law (AIDA), in collaboration with the Environmental Law Institute (ELI), has developed and launched a Manifesto for National Integrated Legal Frameworks for Water Resources…
Story | 25 Mar, 2022
UN World Water Development Report 2022 “Groundwater: Making the invisible visible” officially launched
The UN World Water Development Report 2022 “Groundwater: Making the invisible visible” was officially launched by the UNESCO Director-General at the opening ceremony of the 9th World Water Forum in Dakar, Senegal, on 21 March 2022.
Story | 01 Jun, 2020
United States Supreme Court Clarifies Scope of the Clean Water Act
By David M. Forman - In County of Maui, Hawaii v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund et. al., the United States Supreme Court upheld the legislative intent of the Clean Water Act, and announced that polluters must obtain a permit both for the direct discharge of a pollutant into a waterway, as well as the “…
Story | 24 Oct, 2019
Papal message to the participants of the Budapest Water Summit 2019
The 3rd Budapest Water Summit took place in Hungary from 15 to 17 October 2019. The overall theme of the event was “Preventing Water Crisis”. The Summit was attended by representatives of the academic world, international and regional organizations, governments, business and civil society.
Story | 30 Jan, 2019
WCEL joins the OECD Water Governance Initiative
By Stefano Burchi & Owen McIntyre - WCEL has accepted an invitation to join the OECD Water Governance Initiative (WGI) as a new member and partner.