Posts tagged Transboundary Water In-Cooperation Network
Webinar: Environmental Diplomacy for Resolving Persistent Transboundary Water Conflicts

June 13th: 3:00PM- 5:00PM (PAKISTAN STANDARD TIME)

Global water quality is deteriorating due to multi-scale drivers of change such as urbanization, industrialization, ecosystem degradation, and climate change. Simultaneously, access to clean water is compromised due to inequitable distribution of freshwater resources. Water security pressures have not only driven regional conflicts, but can also derive from conflicts in some of the least stable regions in the world, and will increase with climate change.

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Video of UNFCCC COP24 side event on Food, Energy and Water Security Early Warning Systems

The Institute for Environmental Diplomacy and Security organized a side event at the UNFCCC COP 24 in Katowice, Poland on implementing Food-Energy-Water (FEW) Security and implementing early warning systems (EWS) for adaptation to climate change.

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LETTER FROM AMERICA: Breakthrough in Canada

“The impression is of a one way street where Israelis and Palestinians only receive and have nothing to offer…

…One of the distinguishing features of Wadi as-Samen/Al-Khalil/Hebron/Besor River is that because it traverses political boundaries, Palestinians and Israelis are both upstream and downstream stakeholders. The river begins in the Palestinian territory of the West Bank, enters Israel north of Beersheva, returns to the Palestinian territory of Gaza and then out to the Mediterranean Sea. Similarly, one of the major tributaries of the Kabul River starts in Pakistan as the Chitral River, enters Afghanistan and changes its name to Kunar River, merges with the main tributary of Kabul River, re-enters Pakistan and merges with the Swat and Indus rivers, eventually exiting into the Arabian Sea…

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