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Global Agenda 2013: Water, Energy, and the Arab Awakening

Global Agenda 2013: Water, Energy, and the Arab Awakening
  • United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH). October 2014
  • This report examines water resource conflicts in the context of the Arab Spring. It 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 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.
  • Geographical coverage: Arab countries
  • Main themes: Climate change, Conflicts, Energy, Ethics, Food security, Public policy, River Basin Management, Sustainable development, Water management, Water security, Water supply
  • Main target audience: Decision makers, Governments, Policy makers, Political leaders, Practitioners
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  • Type of resource: Year book
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Published in 2015