Seminar on Draft Water Resources Law

Date: November 27-28, 2014
Venue: Borlikhamxay Province, Lao PDR 

Over 50 officials from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and Ministry of Justice attended this 2-day seminar to discuss Lao PDR's draft Water Resources Law. Topics covered included: 

  • Water resources use, protection and protected areas
  • Data/information system and planning for the management of water resources
  • Use and protection of groundwater
  • Wetlands
  • Reservoirs
  • Controlling the risks of floods, droughts and climate change
  • Financial aspects of water resources management
  • Offences
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Management & inspection of water resources operations