Eckstein to Azerbaijan for UN Development Programme

December 19, 2014

UN Development Programme logoProfessor Gabriel Eckstein recently returned from a trip to Baku, Azerbaijan. Eckstein was invited by the UN Development Programme as a legal expert to help advise Azerbaijan on water law and policy reform in order to help modernize the country’s water management regime, and to better address problems associated with flooding and climate change.

During his trip, Professor Eckstein also met with Dr. Amir Aliyev, Dean of the Faculty of Law at Baku State University. He was also invited by Dr. Rovshan Abbasov, Chair of the Department of Geography and Environment at Khazar University, to give a lecture to undergraduate education students, “Water as an Economic Good.” View more photos from Professor Eckstein’s lecture.

Professor Eckstein with Dr. Amir Aliyev, Dean of the Faculty of Law at Baku State UniversityProfessor Gabriel Eckstein (on left) meets with Dr. Amir Aliyev, Dean of the Faculty of Law at Baku State University.

Photos courtesy of Gabriel Eckstein.
Professor Eckstein guest lecturer at Khazar UniversityProfessor Gabriel Eckstein guest lectures at Khazar University.

About Professor Gabriel Eckstein:
Professor Eckstein has been on the law faculty since 2010 and is an affiliated faculty member of the Texas A&M Energy Institute, a member of the Graduate Faculty at Texas A&M University and of the T​exas A&M University Water Management and Hydrological Science Graduate Faculty. Eckstein serves as an expert advisor and consultant on U.S. and international environmental and water law issues and has worked with the United Nations, U.S. Agency for International Development, World Commission on Dams, Organization of American States, and the International Association of Hydrogeologists. Eckstein directs the Internet-based International Water Law Project with the mission to serve as the premier resource on the Internet addressing the future of international water law and policy.