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Water conflicts, science and the media

Journalists have a crucial role to play in creating inspirational and transformative narratives relating to the world’s complex water conflicts, specialists say in the first episode of a three-part podcast series on water conflict and cooperation.

In this episode, special guests discuss their research on the role of the media in water diplomacy, which features in a new expert guide for journalists and policymakers launched by the IHE Delft Institute for Water Education.

Episode guests

Emanuele Fantini, senior lecturer and researcher, IHE Delft Institute for Water Education.

Rasha Dewedar, freelance science and gender journalist.

Nitasha Nair, policy and management specialist.

This episode features High Water by Artem Bember, under Creative Commons.


Join SciDev.Net on 1 March, 2021 for a live, online debate on reporting water conflict and cooperation. The debate will bring together the water diplomacy community, including journalists, researchers, peace and security specialists, and diplomacy experts.

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