UNU-INWEH, IAC Report Frames Water-Energy Nexus Against Arab Spring
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The UN University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH) released the report ‘Global Agenda 2013: Water, Energy, and the Arab Awakening,' which examines water resource conflicts in the context of the Arab Spring.

unu-inwehNovember 2014: The UN University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH) has released a report, titled ‘Global Agenda 2013: Water, Energy, and the Arab Awakening,’ which examines water resource conflicts in the context of the Arab Spring.

The report, which resulted from a partnership with the InterAction Council (IAC), contains comments and papers on: the state of water and politics in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region; the water-energy nexus and climate change; sectarianism and Middle Easter geopolitics; and nuclear non-proliferation.

Among issues addressed in the report is the proposed Red Sea-Dead Sea canal, which would be designed to rehabilitate parts of the Jordan River Basin as well as the relationship between energy and food demand and water supply. [Publication: Global Agenda 2013: Water, Energy, and the Arab Awakening]

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