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The ‘Renaissance Dam’ dispute: the state of transboundary water law in the face of climate insecurity

The Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, once operational, will be the largest hydroelectric powerplant in Africa. 

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Water sharing in the Himalayas: How do the India-China border skirmishes affect the future of transboundary water cooperation on South Asian rivers?

The recent border skirmishes between India and China have brought to the surface the growing prospect of transboundary water conflict as an emerging flashpoint in the Himalayas. While India has bilateral water sharing treaties with all its neighbours in South Asia, the last decade has highlighted the challenge of encouraging and including China as an important stakeholder within transboundary water governance in the region. However, a disputed land border between the Asian giants, new rounds of skirmishes between their respective armies and the reluctance of both countries to move beyond bilateral approaches on water sharing has stymied transboundary cooperation on all major river basins in Himalayan South Asia. Our panel of water experts will examine the impact of recent developments on the prospects for peace based on current water cooperation; as well as the future of transboundary water agreements in the larger South Asian region.

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Egypt weighs stance on Ethiopian Tigray conflict

While the conflict rages in the Ethiopian Tigray region, a high-ranking delegation from Eritrea arrived in Cairo Nov. 17 for a visit that raised questions about the Egyptian position on the ongoing conflict in Ethiopia and the motives behind the Eritrean ally’s visit at this time.

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Newsletter of the International Association of Hydrogeologists’ Transboundary Aquifers Commission

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Virtual Regional Dialogue on Agricultural Water Pollution & Water Management in South Asia

The once abundant water resources of South Asia are becoming scarce due to the growing population and drought. As a result, water insecurity is growing in the region. Increasing water scarcity combined with prevalent unsustainable water use behaviour in agricultural practices and numerous transboundary water resources in South Asia has intensified the problem and posed threats to water quality at a regional scale.

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Weaponization of Water: Israel’s Another War Front with Palestine

International Relations have always been a complex arena of politics, characterized by disputes as well as cooperation. Lamentably, what we have witnessed is that, there have been more disputes culminating into conflicts, overshadowing the plethora of instances of cooperation.

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Webinar Comunicación del riesgo ante fenómenos hidrometeorológicos extremos

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