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Water Testing Kit


Water diplomacy can be defined as the use of diplomatic instruments to address existing or emerging disagreements and conflicts over shared water resources.
The Institute has experience from conducting a baseline assessment of minorities in water diplomacy to empowering under-represented communities, minority groups, and women in water diplomacy. 
Despite the acknowledged essential role of nonstate actors in peacebuilding, and sustaining security, the role of under-represented communities, minority groups, and women in water diplomacy-related decision-making has been underestimated. 
The water sector needs a balanced representation of the above groups to equalize the influence in shaping priorities, pursuing common objectives, and reaching decisions. 
This is part of our comprehensive approach to water diplomacy that effectively addresses diversity, inclusion, social equality, and the role of vulnerable groups in the sustainable management of water resources. 
Our Doctor/Ph.D. members conduct independent multidisciplinary evidence-based research in the field of public diplomacy and water-related topics, with a particular focus on countries with limited economic resources and, based on that research, the Institute provides practical recommendations that advance the goal of close involvement of public diplomats and civil society organizations in the development of inclusive water policy.

Institut de diplomatie publique acts as a space to test, model, and scale successful practices in water diplomacy providing its resources for thought and analysis to serve stakeholders who develop, implement, or teach all aspects of water and diplomacy. 

Diplomacia publica

Our Preparation for the 2025 United Nations Ocean Conference

Institut de diplomatie publique is accredited to attend the UN 2025 Ocean Conference as per A/RES/78/128.
The high-level 2025 United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development (the 2025 UN Ocean Conference) will be held in Nice, France, from 9 – 13 June 2025, The overarching theme of the Conference is “Accelerating action and mobilizing all actors to conserve and sustainably use the ocean”.

In this context, the Institute invites all interested members to participate in internal discussions to share information and views in preparation for the 2025 United Nations Ocean Conference.
The main objective of these meetings will be:
to share up-to-date information on the state of the discussions and
to consider options and proposals related to the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14
Some possible outcomes of this meeting could be joint contributions to accelerating action to conserve and sustainably use the ocean.


Assess challenges and opportunities relating to the implementation of Goal 14.

The Conference will bring together Governments, the United Nations system, intergovernmental organizations, international financial institutions, other interested international bodies, non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, academic institutions, the scientific community, the private sector, philanthropic organizations, Indigenous Peoples and local communities and other actors to assess challenges and opportunities relating to, as well as actions taken towards, the implementation of Goal 14.


Water. SDGs. Water diplomacy


​Water is an important connector between the different SDGs and a starting point for diplomatic solutions that increase the resilience of both people and the planet. By participating in international processes and meetings, Institut de diplomatie publique raises awareness of the water dimensions of all the SDG targets. Together with partners, the Institute sheds new light on how water-related solutions make it possible to successfully address several problems at the same time. 

public diplomacy partnerships

Mobilizing water diplomats to conserve and sustainably use the ocean

The first step of water diplomacy is to

  • identify the key issues and

  • actors

by using identification methods such as

  • social network analysis and

  • knowledge mapping

Accelerating action and mobilizing water diplomats to conserve and sustainably use the ocean
The actions envision mutually beneficial activities and strengthen and promote positive relations between actors.


International water law comprises international treaties, bilateral and multilateral basin agreements, and provides an underlying legal framework that enables countries to cooperate peacefully and use water resources in a way that maximizes shared socio-economic and environmental benefits. 

International conventions are subject to ratification, acceptance, or accession by States. They define rules with which the States undertake to comply

The Institute analyzes the norms of international cultural heritage conventions and operational guidelines to identify the rights, obligations, status and roles of non-state actors.

Water Supply Contractor

Certified International Convention Expert Online Course

Available soon

Designed to equip non-state actors and cultural diplomacy practitioners with the essential skills and knowledge​.

Giant Busts on the Hill

The United Nations global water conventions

  •  Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention),

  • Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses

  • Protocol on Water and Health, jointly serviced by UNECE and WHO-Europe

Birds by the Water

International Water-related Conventions

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Splash of Water
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Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund

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