Barbara Janusz-Pawletta

Vice-Rector on International Cooperation and Public Relations

the Kazakh-German University

Since 2011, Dr Barbara Janusz-Pawletta on behalf of DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) is building up and supervising the regional MA Program on Integrated Water Management in Central Asia at the German-Kazakh University in Almaty. Since 2016, she is a UNESCO Chairholder for water management in Central Asia.

Her teaching and research fields cover legal framework and institutional interstate cooperation including water and energy nexus. She has been dealing with worldwide and best regional practices facilitating sustainable interstate related to production and maintenance of renewable energies by using water potential.

Since 2004, she has on her account more than 35 research publications in various sources, including foreign ones.

Currently Dr.Barbara Janusz-Pawletta is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Central Asian Journal of Water Research (CAJWR), which is open-access, peer-reviewed e-Journal dedicated to all aspects of water management in the region of Central Asia.

She has a membership at the Technical Committee of the Global Water Partnership (GWP) and at the International Law Association within the Committee” Role of International Law in Sustainable Natural Resource Management for Development”. Today Dr. Janusz-Pawletta takes a leading position at Kazakh-German University as Vice-Rector on International Cooperation and Public Relations and continues to enhance positive water diplomacy in the region.