Dr. Jean Fried as Professor of Fluid Mechanics at the University Louis Pasteur of Strasbourg, France, Expert-Consultant at the European Commission in Brussels and President of the European Institute for Water, and now Project Scientist at the University of California, Irvine, USA, he developed an expert competence in directing multidisciplinary and multicultural professional groups of scientists, policy-makers and planners, administrators and their technical staff, to prepare the scientific background of water legislation in the European Union (EU), and draft the corresponding water laws.
He also directed water governance capacity-building programs of the EU in various countries and regions, such as, among others, the Middle East, South America, the United States, the European Union and most of its member states, Canada, Russia and Siberia, Uzbekistan, South Africa, with an emphasis on water, groundwater and sustainable development. Also, as Senior Consultant of UNESCO, he has worked in education and training in the domain of Transboundary Groundwater Governance and Management.
Our water network research team had pleasure to interview Dr. Jean Fried and discuss about International Transboundary water resource management.
Copyright: Water Network research, AquaSPE 2015