World Water Week
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MENA FOCUS: Water Security and Water Integrity challenges
This session will provide an overview of the status of water security in the MENA region, describe existing water-related challenges and outline emerging opportunities to achieve water security – in particular the governance challenge of water integrity, taking stock of efforts made, will be highlighted during the session.
MENA FOCUS: Investment potential in wastewater treatment and reuse
The event will take stock of the needs, efforts and challenges in MENA regarding financing wastewater treatment and reuse, as well as of best practices and lessons learnt. Input will be provided from countries and financiers. Benefits from synergies with the Nexus approach and national climate actions will be explored.
Governing the Paracommons: the case of Palestinian Water
Why do we systematically misrepresent water in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict? This panel addresses the issue via the novel concept of the paracommons, offering a crucial paradigmatic transformation in understanding water governance. Exploring the trajectories water can follow makes visible previously ignored interactions and disregarded consequences of water development projects.
MENA FOCUS: Adapting to climate change: assessment, vulnerability & action
Who and which areas will be most affected by Climate Change in the MENA region? How can we inform adaptation strategies and decision-making as well as the global negotiation process? We are bringing together regional stakeholders to address these questions in the side event.
MENA FOCUS: MENA Water World Café 2017
Brief plenary session will outline the MENA Water World Café 2017. Participants divided into three working groups will discuss: “Rethink before use” (group 1) “Climate change and Water- Waste Cycle” (group 2) –and “Water quality management” (group 3).