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Event The 4th Edition of the Conference “Hydrodiplomacy and climate change for peace in Mesopotamia: Case of the Tigris and Euphrates”



“Hydrodiplomacy and climate change for peace in Mesopotamia: Case of the Tigris and Euphrates” 10th of December 2018 (9:00-18:00) French Senate- Luxembourg Palace-Paris

After the success of the three conferences "Hydrodiplomacy and Climate Change for Peace in the Middle East", on the Orontes in 2015, the Jordan River in 2016 and on the Nile Basin in 2017, the initiative is renewed for its fourth consecutive year. The Luxembourg Palace will host therefore on the 10th of December 2018 the Colloquium on Hydrodiplomacy and Climate Change for Peace in Mesopotamia: case of the basin of the Tigris and the Euphrates.Similar to the previous editions, this symposium is organized at the initiative of Mr. Olivier Cadic, Senator representing the French Citizens established abroad and Mr. Fadi Georges Comair, President of MEDURABLE and Honorary President of MENBO.
This fourth conference will include a retrospective part to recall the lessons of the editions from 2015 to 2017.
Thus the following themes will be addressed:

• Session 1: retrospective and lessons learned: the Orontes, the Jordan River and the Nile Basin

• Session 2: Hydro-political issues in Mesopotamia

• Session 3: technico-economical projects on the Tigris and Euphrates

• Session4: hydrodiplomacy and the Nexus Water-Energy-Food: securing water resources for future generations in Mesopotamia

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Event type Conference
File link
File link copy Program.1.pdf (PDF, 358 Kb)
Geographical coverage France
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Target audience International
Period 10/12/2018
Status Confirmed
Working language(s) FRENCH , ENGLISH