Water Utilities and Law: Current Trends and Developments, Dundee, Scotland, UK, 03-04 September 2009

June 23, 2009 at 1:49 pm

Organised by: UNESCO Centre for Water Law, Policy and Science – University of Dundee

The conference will explore water services from a legal point of view, generating a new source of knowledge. It will address the role of law in promoting appropriate policies, structural design, and regulatory solutions for the sector.

Target group: academics involved in the study of legal issues surrounding water services; practitioners from water utilities, international organizations, consultants, and regulators; and legal practitioners.


  1. Legal implications of governance,
  2. Competition law in water services,
  3. National Courts Trends,
  4. Regulation of publicly-owned water utilities,
  5. Foreign Investment in Water Services,
  6. Public-private partnerships,
  7. Institutional and regulatory structures and
  8. Transplanting legal institutions to solve water problems.

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Entry filed under: Governance, Policies & legislation, Regulation, Water resources management, Water supply. Tags: , .

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