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The understanding of water in the Arab countries of the Middle East - A four country analysis

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Description: The German Heinrich Böll Foundation has published a paper on water as a human right. GFrom the content: Based on the UN concept of water as a human right for selected Arab countries in the Middle East (Egypt, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon) it is analysed if and to what extent these concepts are acknowledged. Each country study aims to identify the scale of knowledge of and commitment to the UN concept in the region and is meant to identify the main areas of concern in each country regarding water as a human right.

The paper summarizes the main challenges facing strategic and coordinated action towards the UN concept of water as a human right, identifies what types of processes and institutions needs to be developed to meet the challenges of the concept and provides best practise examples from countries that have shown innovation.
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