Direct Legal Assistance in Water-Based Conflicts
PILPG provides pro bono legal assistance to states, government officials, and key stakeholders involved in water-based conflicts. PILPG’s approach promotes peaceful resolution of water disputes in accordance with international law.
- Nepal: PILPG assisted the Government of Nepal in developing a system for water and natural resource governance.
- Somaliland: PILPG assisted the Government of Somaliland in developing and enacting a comprehensive water act.
- South Sudan: PILPG assisted the Republic of South Sudan in developing a strategy for water management in the Nile River Basin.
- Anuak of Ethiopia: PILPG assisted the Anuak in negotiations with the Government of Ethiopia over their right to water.
To promote the peaceful resolution of water disputes, PILPG also has developed a series of negotiation simulations, and convened a number of policy planning roundtables.