melissa brown

melissa brown

Peace via H2O: Cooperation and a Most Critical Resource

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Many fear that competition for fresh water will increasingly lead to conflict as the world’s most essential resource becomes more scarce. But a project involving Palestinian, Israeli, and Jordan youth, emanating from a region fraught with conflict, represents the possibility for cooperation instead of conflict. That’s the focus of this edition of REWIND. Speakers Gidon Bromberg, Israeli Director, EcoPeace Middle East Melissa Brown, Director, Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation, U.S. Agency for International Development Roger-Mark De Souza, Director of Population, Environmental Security and Resilience, Wilson Center Adam Kaplan, Vice President, Sister Cities International