News (2020 – 11)

These are links to news articles related to USA/Mexico water

2020 – November

Newsletter of the International Association of Hydrogeologists’ Transboundary Aquifers Commission

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The ‘Renaissance Dam’ dispute: the state of transboundary water law in the face of climate insecurity

The Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, once operational, will be the largest hydroelectric powerplant in Africa. 

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Water sharing in the Himalayas: How do the India-China border skirmishes affect the future of transboundary water cooperation on South Asian rivers?

The recent border skirmishes between India and China have brought to the surface the growing prospect of transboundary water conflict as an emerging flashpoint in the Himalayas.

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Egypt weighs stance on Ethiopian Tigray conflict

While the conflict rages in the Ethiopian Tigray region, a high-ranking delegation from Eritrea arrived in Cairo Nov. 17 for a visit that raised questions about the Egyptian position on the ongoing conflict in Ethiopia and the motives behind the Eritrean ally’s visit at this time.

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Virtual Regional Dialogue on Agricultural Water Pollution & Water Management in South Asia

The once abundant water resources of South Asia are becoming scarce due to the growing population and drought. As a result, water insecurity is growing in the region. Increasing water scarcity combined with prevalent unsustainable water use behaviour in agricultural practices and numerous transboundary water resources in South Asia has intensified the problem and posed threats to water quality at a regional scale.

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Weaponization of Water: Israel’s Another War Front with Palestine

International Relations have always been a complex arena of politics, characterized by disputes as well as cooperation. Lamentably, what we have witnessed is that, there have been more disputes culminating into conflicts, overshadowing the plethora of instances of cooperation.

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Ignoring Legislature, Central Florida voters say clean water is a right

Not a lot of people noticed it, but something pretty interesting happened in Florida during last election.

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Webinar Comunicación del riesgo ante fenómenos hidrometeorológicos extremos

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Palestinian Water Authority, Kingdom of the Netherlands and UNDP Announce the Second Phase of the Transboundary Wastewater Management Project

The Kingdom of the Netherlands with the Palestinian Water Authority (PWA) and UNDP’s Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People held a closing ceremony on 11 November 2020 for the first phase of the transboundary wastewater pollution control project and celebrated the launch of its second phase worth US$5 million

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