Podcast 3: Water for Peace - Collaborating on Water Insecurity

"Collaboration on water insecurity issues with Danilo Türk, the Lead Political Advisor of Geneva Water Hub"

This is the third of four Water for Peace podcasts for the World Bank’s Online Fragility Forum 2020. The focus of this episod... view more

About the Presenters

Danilo Türk

Lead Political Advisor, Geneva Water Hub

Danilo Türk is lead political advisor of the Geneva Water Hub (@GenevaWaterHub). Mr. Türk is a Slovenian Diplomat, Professor of International Law, Human Rights Expert and political figure who served as President of Slovenia from 2007 to 2012. He was the first Slovene Ambassador to the United Nations, from 1992-2000. He was the UN Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs from 2000 - 2005. Mr. Türk is a visiting professor of International Law at Columbia University in New York City, and a professor Emeritus at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ljubljana. He is the founder of the Danilo Türk foundation, devoted mostly to the rehabilitation of child victims of armed conflict. Mr. Türk was also Chair of the global high level panel on water and peace between 2015 and 2017.

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Joy Mildred Adhiambo

- Sep 1, 2020
Water for Peace - Collaborating on Water Insecurity


- Aug 20, 2020
"Through the WPS partnership we hope to prevent conflicts over water by enabling communities to take action at an early stage." -- Carola van Rijnsoever, Dutch Ministry for Foreign Affairs.


- Aug 20, 2020
"Data is fundamental to understanding where the risks are highest, what’s driving these risks, and they suggest what possible solutions might be, in order to mitigate these risks." -- Charles Iceland, World Resources Institute


- Aug 20, 2020
"It’s important to know why conflict is happening, what the role of water is, and what factors you can influence either as a policy maker in the respective region, or as an external partner, to solve the conflict" -- Susanne Schmeier, IHE Delft


- Aug 20, 2020
Water insecurity is increasing worldwide. In response to these threats the Water, Peace and Security partnership develops innovative tools and services that help identify water-related security risks, and allow stakeholders to TAKE ACTION at an early stage.
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