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  1. Climate Change Adaptation Leadership: An Art, a Craft or a Technique? — October 1, 2013
  2. What are international river basin organizations? — June 20, 2013
  3. Scholarships for the Master of Integrated Water Management Programme (Australia) — June 20, 2013
  4. Why are some international River Basin Organizations more successful in sustainably governing shared watercourses than others? — May 10, 2013
  5. New website on climate change and climate adaptation in Europe — March 3, 2013

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  1. What is water governance? — 4 comments
  2. Lost in translation: how to study the travel of ideas in water sector? — 2 comments
  3. Water management in Africa: call for abstracts — 2 comments
  4. The Transboundary Freshwater Dispute Database — 1 comment
  5. Paper on adaptive capacity of institutions — 1 comment

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Climate Change Adaptation Leadership: An Art, a Craft or a Technique?

Contribution by Brad May – In her research on leadership in organizations, Patricia Pitcher speaks of the drama of leadership, its dreams realities and illusions [1].  In the unfolding of this drama, she identified three actor archetypes essential for success in any organization or team – the Artist, the Craftsman and the Technocrat.  At the annual …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.watergovernance.eu/conference-2/climate-change-adaptation-leadership-an-art-a-craft-or-a-technique/

What are international river basin organizations?

Contribution by Andrea Gerlak, Susanne Schmeier and Sabine Schulze – In recent years international River Basin Organizations (RBOs) have increasingly been promoted by policy makers, international organizations and NGOs. Most of them accord RBOs a key role in the governance of internationally shared rivers and lakes and emphasize their contributions to sustainable water resources governance …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.watergovernance.eu/international-comparison/what-are-international-river-basin-organizations/

Scholarships for the Master of Integrated Water Management Programme (Australia)

The International WaterCentre’s Masters Scholarships are now open to study the IWC Master of Integrated Water Management in Australia in 2014. Using problem-based and experiential learning, IWC students create and implement integrated solutions to real-world water and climate change challenges. The degree is co-badged and co-delivered by four leading Australian universities. Here some details: • Scholarships …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.watergovernance.eu/water-and-leadership/scholarships-for-the-master-of-integrated-water-management-programme-australia/

Why are some international River Basin Organizations more successful in sustainably governing shared watercourses than others?

Contribution by Susanne Schmeier – All over the world, international River Basin Organizations (RBOs) have been established by riparian states with the aim to more effectively and more sustainably govern and develop their shared water resources. However, as cursory evidence from around the world shows, their achievements in ensuring sustainability in the use of water resources …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.watergovernance.eu/publications/why-are-some-international-river-basin-organizations-successful-in-sustainably-governing-shared-watercourses-and-others-are-not/

New website on climate change and climate adaptation in Europe

The European Centre for Climate Adaptation launched a new website  with information on the impacts of climate change and adaptation policies in European countries. The initiators state that “The website aims to help those who are searching for a quick, but well-substantiated summary of the impact of climate change in their country or their field …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.watergovernance.eu/water-and-climate/new-website-on-climate-change-and-climate-adaptation-in-europe/

New issue Water Alternatives is out

The new issue of Water Alternatives has just come out. The issue includes an interesting article by Lilin Kerschbaumer and Konrad Ott on water ethis and water praxis in China’s Yellow River. The abstract reads as follows: “Sustainability of freshwater has become one of the most prominent issues in Chinese river basins. Recently, the Yellow …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.watergovernance.eu/publications/new-issue-water-alternatives-is-out-2/

Call for papers: resilience thinking in water resources management

Academics with an interest in resilience thinking can submit a paper proposal to the organizers of a panel at the International Symposium on Society and Resource Management, to be held in Colorado in June 2013. The call reads as follows: “Traditionally, water resources management has been driven by technical knowledge with an emphasis on establishing systems …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.watergovernance.eu/conference-2/call-for-papers-rresilience-thinking-in-water-resources-management/

Basins at risk – Assessing the likelihood of international river basin conflict or cooperation

Anna Kalbhenn and Thomas Bernauer have just published an open dataset on conflict and cooperation in international river basins, which can be found here. Based on this dataset multiple analyses are possible, including predictions of water conflict and cooperation. The developers of the database suggest  “Rapidly increasing water demand combined with supply constraints is widely believed …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.watergovernance.eu/publications/basins-at-risk-predicting-international-river-basin-conflict-and-cooperation/

Water in the Anthropocene Conference

The Global Water System Project (GWSP) is organizing an international conference on ‘Water in the Anthropocene: Challenges for Science and Governance. Indicators, Thresholds and Uncertainties of the Global Water System’ to be held in Bonn, Germany on 21-24 May 2013.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.watergovernance.eu/conference-2/water-in-the-anthropocene-conference/

New issue Water Alternatives is out – reflection on the water footprint

The new issue of Water Alternatives has come out, and the theme is “Open for business or opening Pandora’s Box? A constructive critique of corporate engagement in water policy”. You can read the full new issue here. Of interest for the readership of the Water Governance Blog is the article it contains by two WWF representatives on …

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