Water diplomacy to enable a new future? Jul. 3

July 1, 2015


Attend the workshop discussing water diplomacy and the Urmia Lake this July 3, 9am-1pm at 32-144. Urmia basin (Iran) is registered as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve; it is one of the most influential and valuable aquatic ecosystems in the in the region. The lake basin, as a socio-ecological region, faced extreme water shortages in the recent years due to water overuse and mismanagement. This workshop will discuss Urmia Lake’s Context, History, and Challenges.  Expert panel discussions will focus on Socio-Economic Impacts and Challenges of Urmia Lake Restoration Plans. Contact: isg.exec@mit.edu  Photo by Adam

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