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Water and peace for the people: possible solutions to water disputes in the Middle East
Place of publication | Year of publication | Collation: 
Paris | 2008 | 228 p.
ISBN/ISSN: 
978-92-3-104086-3 (Eng); 978-92-3-604086-8 (Ara)
Corporate author: 
UNESCO
Region: 
Arab States

This book proposes practical and objective solutions to the entrenched water conflicts in the Middle East. The author reveals and clarifies the complexity of the water conflicts, drawing on years of experience facilitating and chairing water negotiations in the region. The bottom line is: Unless the countries involved co-operate, the consequences will be devastating. The lack of plentiful and clean water for the people will not only result in severe human suffering, but could also have grave geopolitical consequences.

Resource Type: 
Case studies and research papers
Theme: 
International understanding / Globalisation / International education / Interdependency
Peace / Culture of peace
Sustainable development / Sustainability / Environmental

Keyword

international conflicts; peacebuilding
water resources management