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Early Career and Young Professionals - Transboundary Water Governance in the Arab World
Transboundary water governance have become some of the most pressing issues of our time. These issues arise when different nations, regions or even groups have claims over the same water resources, such as surface waters, including rivers, lakes or underground aquifers. Effectively managing these resources, in a peaceful and equitable way, has become a major issue both in scholarship and practice. During this webinar, the latest scientific and policy research in the Arab World will be discussed in order to help nations, regions and groups find synergies and work together to address their common water heritage.

This new webinar was developed and will be presented by the Association's Early Career and Young Professionals (ECYP) Task Force, currently focusing to support the work and research of the next generation of IWRA members.

Participation is free and open to all. Audience questions are encouraged.

- Draft Legal Framework for Shared Water Resources in the Arab World: Is it Really Needed?
- Water Diplomacy in the Absence of a River Basin Organisation: A case study in Jordan, Israel, and Palestine
- Addressing the Complex Context Behind the Drying Up of the Euphrates River
- The Nile Has Got Bread for Everyone: Ripening the Water Conflict through Sharing Opportunities

Moderated by: Bassel Daher, Assistant Research Scientist, Texas A&M Energy

Distinguished Panellists
- Emilie Broek, Project Manager, Youth for the Rhine & Coordinator, NL IHP-HWRP Committee Secretariat
- Rasha Hassan, Postgraduate Student, Water and Coastal Management UNIBO, University of Algeria
- Imad Antoine Ibrahim, Research Assistant/ Research Associate, Qatar University
- Natasha Westheimer, Independent Expert, Israeli-Palestinian Water Management

Presented by: Scott McKenzie, PhD Candidate, University of British Columbia

We look forward to your participation and a fruitful debate!


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