Scholar Biography

Scholar Biography

Juan Carlos Sanchez

Transboundary Waters and Ecosystems: Opportunities for Improved Cooperative Governance

Study dates: 01/01/2014 - 31/12/2017

Juan Carlos is a Costa Rican lawyer with experience in different regions of the world where he has worked in multidisciplinary projects related to transboundary basins. Prior to joining the PhD programme of the University of Dundee, he worked as a Legal Officer of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.

His current research aims at developing a transboundary water governance framework for guidance to implement existing or developing agreements and improving their effectiveness vis-à-vis ecosystems. By identifying the factors that enable implementation the PhD project intends to propose strategies for overcoming potential barriers and improve environmental quality.

To view Juan's latest knowledge exchange outputs please click on relevant links below:

  • Transboundary Waters and Ecosystems: Opportunities for Improved Water Governance (Poster)
  • Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences (Abstract)
  • ENG-IA Congress (Abstract)
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (Coordination)
  • Transboundary Waters and Ecosystems: Opportunities for Improved Water Governance (Poster)