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

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April 24, 2023

In a recent interview with Radio Canada, PWCMT Co-Director Dr. Wolf shares insights on transboundary water conflict and cooperation. He highlights basins such as Kura-Araks that are at a higher risk of developing future tensions and explains the importance of treaties in mitigating tensions such as those that arise during the construction of large dams. The importance of engaging in dialogue and creating formal agreements over shared waters is highlighted by Dr. Wolf in his argument that "You have to talk about it before you get into trouble. We do not want to have to sit down and negotiate when we get to the tipping point."

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