6th Annual Water Lecture Series
March 25-26, 2019
Fort Worth, College Station
Topic: International Transboundary Governance
Speakers Amb. (ret.) Ram Aviram and Dr. Francesco Sindico
March 25, 2019
4-6 p.m.- Lecture
Texas A&M University School of Law
1515 Commerce Street
Fort Worth, Texas
Registration and more information is available here.
March 26, 2019
2-3:30 p.m. - Lecture
4-5:30 p.m. - Global Water Faculty Panel Discussion
Memorial Student Center, Room 2404
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas
For more information, contact Dr. Rosario Sanchez or Nathan Glavy of TWRI.
Aviram has extensive diplomatic and administrative experience in the water sector. He served in Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs for 25 years, including as chief of staff for H.E. Shimon Peres, ambassador to Greece, director of Israel's Multilateral Water Negotiation Team, and founder and first director of The Water and Environment Department, which initiated and established significant regional water projects, such as The Middle East Desalination Research Center in Muscat, Oman. Since his retirement from foreign service, he has been active on various water-related projects, including the Red-Dead canal, rehabilitation of the Lower Jordan River and the water utility of Thessaloniki.
Sindico is a reader in international environmental law at the University of Strathclyde Glasgow, School of Law and co-directs the Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance. He is also an honorary lecturer in international law at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy of the University of Dundee, Scotland, and a visiting lecturer in climate change law and policy at the Institute for Environment of Brunel University, London, United Kingdom. Sindico’s expertise encompasses international environmental law and international trade law, and he is particularly known for his work on the international law of transboundary aquifers. He has served as a legal advisor to governments and nongovernmental organizations and has secured extensive funded research projects on various global and regional environmental and water issues.