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Wetlands & human security at the Planetary Security Conference 2019

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We are attending the Planetary Security Conference to stress on how wetland resources are connected to human security. One of the thematic focuses of the conference is ‘Contribution of land and climate policies to peace’ and evidence will be discussed from different parts of the world including Mali. We will be contributing to these discussions through our experience in Mali.

Side events

Joint Solutions for Water & Security Risks in Mali

Time: 10:45 – 12:15
Date: 20 February 2019
Room: Tbd
Organiser: Wetlands International
Participants: Water, Peace and Security Partnership

Event Summary: This workshop will spotlight the water and conflict risks in Mali, focusing particularly on the Inner Niger Delta. These risks will be discussed with water and security experts from Mali and with insights gained by Wetlands International and International Alert working in the region. The aims of this workshop are-
• Build an understanding of the complex water and security risks in Mali and the entire region
• Familiarise the PSI participants with scenario building and how it can be used to encourage foresight collaboration and solution-seeking.

Know more about this event here.

From local conflicts to regional solutions: enhancing the prospects for development and stability in Mopti

Time: 14:15 – 15:45
Date: 20 February 2019
Room: Tbd

Event summary: The workshop will provide an opportunity to share the latest insights into the natural resource-driven conflict in the region and to present the action plan crafted by its citizens.

Know more about this event here.

Interested to know about the connection between wetlands and conflict in Mali? Watch this video.