Water Barons vs. Water Warriors: New Water War - Hilal Elver

April 16, 2010
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The PBRC Distinguished Speaker Series Presents

Hilal Elver, Ph.D

“Water Barons vs. Water Warriors: New Water Wars”

Friday, April 16, 2010 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Pauling 216


Hilal Elver has been a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of California Santa Barbara since 2002. She has a law degree and a Ph.D from the University of Ankara Law School where she started her teaching career. During this period, she was also appointed by the Turkish government as the founding legal advisor of the Ministry of Environment. Later she became the General Director of Women’s Status in the Prime Minister’s Office. In 1994, she was appointed to the UNEP Chair in Environmental Diplomacy by the United Nations Environment Program at the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies in Malta. Since 1996 she has been teaching at several American universities. In 1993 she was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Michigan Law School in Arbor, and 1996-1998 she was a visiting fellow at the Center of International Studies at Princeton University. Her publications have focused mainly on international environmental law, and international human rights law. Her book, Peaceful Uses of International Rivers: Case of Euphrates and Tigris Rivers, was published in 2002.