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Water, Peace and Security partnership: Addressing human security risks related to water in Mali

Violent conflict in Mali’s Inner Niger Delta has risen alarmingly since 2015. The new year started with 37 casualties in Mali’s central Mopti region. According […]

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Wetlands & human security at the Planetary Security Conference 2019

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 […]

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Conserving waterbird habitats to combat climate change impact for people and nature

60% of Ramsar sites in Africa are likely to suffer from climate change. The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat […]

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Wetlands and human security at UNFCCC

The connection between water and human security is already recognised by many global conventions and entities, such as the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development […]

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New study predicts that African waterbirds will suffer from climate change

Wetlands International and BirdLife International have launched results of a major climate impact study at the 7th Meeting of the Parties (MOP7) of the UNEP […]

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Wetlands International in Vice Versa

Recently, the Dutch magazine Vice Versa has published a special issue exploring the dynamics of water in an increasingly water scarce world and we are […]

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Mastering disaster in a changing climate: Reducing disaster risk through resilient water management

According to the U.N. Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), between 1995 and 2015, over 6,400 weather-related disasters claimed a total of 606,000 lives and […]

Event

UNFCCC COP24: Action on wetlands to adhere to Paris Agreement goals

In a world where climate change has become an undeniable reality, conservation of wetlands has become a mandate for building resilience, mitigating greenhouse gas emissions […]

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Ziway-Shalla Basin in Balance: climate resilience for people and nature in the Ethiopian Rift

A unique consortium of Ethiopian and Dutch expert organisations has recently started a Euro 4.3-million initiative called “Ziway-Shalla: Basin in Balance” in the Central Rift […]

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Connecting wetlands to human security in Mali

Conflicts have increased sharply since 2010. Many countries and sub-national areas now face cycles of repeated violence, weak governance and instability[1]. However, political and social […]

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