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Water Security in the Middle East

Chatham House, London


Glada Lahn, Senior Research Fellow, Energy, Environment and Resources, Chatham House


The speaker will outline critical water security issues facing countries in the Middle East, including the impact of a drying Euphrates on food production and livelihoods, as well as the rising use of oil and gas in desalination in the Gulf states. Considering the efforts of several countries to incentivize conservation and examining the deeply politicized issue of price reforms, she will reflect on the prospects for turning around unsustainable models of water consumption.

Attendance is strictly by invitation only. To enable as open a debate as possible, this event will be held under the Chatham House Rule.
This event is only open to Major Corporate Member and Partner organizations of Chatham House. To register for this event, please RSVP to Linda Bedford.