INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

IR580 GOVERNANCE IN TRANSBOUNDARY WATER SYSTEMS

Course Code: 3140580
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. AYŞEGÜL KİBAROĞLU
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

This graduate course aims to develop a comprehensive understanding on the global water policy dialogues and evolving water management paradigms. Integrated water resources management will be introduced as a concept and strategy for policy change in the water sector, taking over from the traditional understanding and practice of water resources development mainly directed at policy and institutional changes on a sub-national, national and international level. Thus, the course offers a wide range of case studies from various national and regional contexts with an objective to examine the real world practices of Integrated Water Resources Management.

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Learning Outcomes

This course introduces theory and practice of transboundary water resources management to the international relations students that may enable them to comprehend the politics of natural resources water management particularly at interstate level. An interdisciplinary approach is adopted in instruction with the understanding that water is intimately linked to the socioeconomic development as well as political and legal discourses.