The Hague Institute for Global Justice and the Geneva Initiative are jointly organizing two seminars in The Hague: on 1-2 May and 27-28 November 2014. These seminars are part of a series of meetings taking place in Israel, Palestine, and the Netherlands in order to further a project to review the existing Geneva Initiative Water Annex (2009) and to develop a supplementary paper to address outstanding issues not included in the Annex. This event is a civil society initiative and is not related to any formal negotiation within the context of the Middle East Peace Process.
The Water Diplomacy Consortium (WDC) provides capacities in diplomacy and conflict resolution, international (water) law, water systems, water governance, and water management. These cover the spectrum of water diplomacy broadly defined from both an academic and a practical perspective. It offers the following services to governments and public entities at all levels, intergovernmental organizations, civil society organizations, and other stakeholders that need assistance in the field of water diplomacy: Continue reading