The 2nd Edition of the Conference "Hydrodiplomacy and climate change for peace in the Middle East: Case of the Jordan River Basin", will be held on the 13th of December 2016 at the French Senate by the Mediterranean Network ofBasin Organisations (MNBO).
It aims to explore the interest of advocating the concept of Hydrodiplomacy on the Jordan Basin, to ensure abundant water of good quality to future generations in the Middle East and foster a culture of water for peace in this region.
The Conference will focus on the following main themes:
- Hydrodiplomacy of Jordan for Security of Future Generations
- Hydrodiplomacy for Equitable Water sharing of Jordan River Basin: Integrated Management within UN Legal Framework
- Hydrodiplomacy and Innovative Approaches: Which Technological and Financial Tools?
This conference follows the successful organization of the 1st Edition focused on the case of "Orontes River Basin" (1st December 2015, French Senate – Paris) during which a publication issued by UNESCO on "Science diplomacy and trans-boundary water management. The Orontes River case" was also successfully launched.