PWCMT Co-Director Dr. Aaron Wolf Receives Award for International Leadership

August 7, 2023

PWCMT Co-Director Dr. Aaron Wolf Talks Water Conflict and Cooperation with Radio Canada

April 24, 2023

New Blog Post on the TFDD Published by the Wilson Center

March 26, 2023

PWCMT Co-Director Dr. Aaron Wolf Briefs UN General Assembly on Transboundary Water Conflict and Cooperation

PWCMT Co-Director Dr. Aaron Wolf recently participated in a briefing to the UN General Assembly on the economics of water, climate, conflict and cooperation, and early warning for pandemic preparedness. The informal briefing offered scientific decision support for Member States to contribute to the UN 2023 Water Conference in March 2024, the pandemic preparedness negotiations, and preparations for the SDG Summit in September 2023. A video of the entire briefing is available here. Dr.

PWCMT Co-Director Dr. Aaron Wolf Receives Outstanding Mentor Botin Water Prize

December 9, 2022

Collective Aquifer Governance: Dispute Prevention for Groundwater and Aquifers through Unitization

January 15, 2022

New Publication Co-Edited by PWCMT Co-Director Lynette de Silva

November 29, 2021

PWCMT Co-Director Dr. Aaron Wolf Participates in Special Session on Empowering Participants to Resolve Water Conflicts

November 19, 2021

PWCMT Co-Director Dr. Aaron Wolf Discusses Water, Climate Change, and Conflict with Dr. Peter Gleick

Program Co-Director Dr. Aaron Wolf was joined by Dr. Peter Gleick, co-founder of the Pacific Institute, in a discussion on the potential linkages between water, climate change, and conflict. Moderated by Dr. Susanne Schmeier of IHE-Delft, the video is part of the larger K4D Water Security Learning Journey led by the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex. Drs. Wolf and Gleick discuss different opportunities and challenges for water conflict and diplomacy from the sub-national to transboundary scales.

Lynette de Silva looks at the Vanport disaster through a new lens

Program Co-Director Lynette de Silva has taken a new look at the Vanport disaster of 1948 through the lens of transformative conflict analysis. In 1948, the community of Vanport, Oregon, home to a large Black community, was washed away by a historic flood event. In her new research, de Silva tests the utility of the transformative water conflict analysis framework in the Vanport context by constructing a situation map and placing the Vanport story into one of the four stages of water conflict transformation.