Water Diplomacy

Securing Clean Water for All - Asim Zia receives Fulbright Global Scholar Award to achieve access to clean water through community-based solutions and international diplomacy.

Water scarcity has been a source of regional conflict and wars throughout human history. ...

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The U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board are pleased to announce that Professor Asim Zia of University of Vermont has received a Fulbright Global Scholar award to Pakistan, Israel and Ecuador. Professor Zia will be hosted by Pakistan Institute of Development...

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We are excited to announce our MacArthur project proposal titled Securing Clean Water in Conflict Zones Through Environmental Diplomacy has been listed in the Candid Solutions Bank. The Transboundary Water In-Cooperation Network (TWIN) proposal was focused on empowering networks of diverse...

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Vermont proposes to support physical, human and cyberinfrastructure improvements in the state’s research infrastructure with a transdiciplinary research theme of adaptation to climate change that integrates the interactions of climate, environment, society and land use policy. The State EPSCoR...

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Vermont EPSCoR was awarded a Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) Track-1, $20M award on June 1, 2016 for research on Lake Champlain Basin Resilience to Extreme Events (BREE). The research will inform public policy and support economic and workforce development. Research questions examine...

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The Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) is a program designed to fulfill the National Science Foundation's (NSF) mandate to promote scientific progress nationwide. The EPSCoR program is directed at those jurisdictions that have historically received lesser amounts of...

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On Thursday, October 24th, 2019, researchers from the University of Vermont's Institute for Environmental Diplomacy and Security participated in a panel at the first International Environmental Peacebuilding Conference at UC Irvine. The panel, titled "Environmental and Hydro-Diplomacy in...

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LEAD Pakistan hosted an interactive session titled 'Transboundary Water In-Cooperation Network: Environmental Diplomacy for Resolving Persistent Transboundary Water Conflicts'. IEDS Director, Dr. Asim Zia, highlighted the numerous Track-2 (scientist to scientist) and Track-3 (citizen to citizen...

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In cooperation with IEDS, TWIN has launched a new project proposal that includes a video about Transboundary Water In-Cooperation Network and the big idea!

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Transboundary Water In-Cooperation Network (TWIN) is a network of grassroots organizations, academic & scientific institutions, and individuals sharing a vision of clean water for all. IEDS is a cofounding partner of Transboundary Water In-Cooperation Network in 2018. This is our video for...

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