EastWest Institute: Improving Regional Cooperation on Water

Improving Regional Cooperation on Water: Meeting Report of the Third Session of the Parliamentarians Network for Conflict Prevention and Human Security

There is an urgent need for political action in the Middle East and other regions, including much of Africa and Asia, to address the potential for conflict over water and to foster a process of cooperation among co-riparian states. To address these concerns, the EastWest Institute’s Parliamentarians Network for Conflict Prevention and Human Security issued the Amman Declaration on Improving Regional Cooperation on Water.

The declaration outlines a set of principles for parliamentarians that are necessary to overcome major challenges to cooperation on water across national borders.   Read more

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