Global Water Security Challenges Threats And Solutions For A Thirsty Planet

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Every part of existence is fueled by water. It supports the most important industries in society including the energy sector, agriculture, and transportation. Water resources are under increasing strain as the world’s population rises and the economy grows, resulting in decreased river flows, the loss of lakes and wetlands, and declining ground-water levels. This panel explores the main threats to water security, shares insights, and identifies actions to tackle water-related security risks, specifically in the UAE, based on a shared understanding and close collaboration among government, private sector, and academia. Opening Remarks Mariët Westermann, Vice Chancellor, NYUAD Panelists Nidal Hilal, Professor of Engineering and Director of NYUAD Water Research Center, NYUAD Luke Sumner, Director of Integrated Planning, Emirates Water and Electricity Company Sofia Berglund, Business Development Manager Middle East, SOURCE Moderated by Antonios Vouloudis, Director of Sustainability and Stewardship, NYUAD

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