Climate Change & Water Resources in the MENA Region: Looking at Adaptive GovernanceEnvironment & Security
A Global Problem in a Regional Context Global climate change phenomena itself is less threatening than the sum of the spin-off consequences. It is the interactions between issues and events that amplifies threats. Issues such as extreme and costly weather events, droughts, heat waves, rising sea levels and ocean...
25 Sep 2017
Global Water Governance and International SecurityEnvironment & Security
The Wold Economic Forum (WEF) recently released its sobering Global Risks 2016 report. The findings are the results from The Global Risks Perception Survey whereby approximately 750 experts and decision-makers participated from business, academia, civil society and the public sector from various regions and of different ages contributing different...
22 Feb 2017
Water Security in the GCCEnvironment & Security
The UN’s Water Security and the Global Water Agenda (2013), says that water security encapsulates multifaceted and interconnected challenges. It illustrates the centrality of water for all forms of security, whether related to more traditional forms of geo-political military security, or newer ones such as sustainability, development and human...
17 May 2016
The GCC and the Paris Climate Change talksEnvironment & Security
Following the failure of the 2009 Copenhagen climate change conference (CoP 15) to reach a deal to replace the Kyoto Protocol, all countries have been negotiating for a new and acceptable agreement by 2015, to be implemented in 2020. The outcome of these negotiations now depends on the political...
01 Dec 2015