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Many of the river basins I have worked on are transboundary. For more than 10 years I was involved in the Middle-East Peace Process for the European Commission and the Government of France.

Political Sensitivity


Wazzani Pumping Station - Lebanon


When a river basin is shared  between two or more countries the need to achieve an equitable balance of resource use is an important and delicate issue. The photo, taken when I was acting as an intermediary between Lebanon and Israel, shows a pumping station on a tributary of the River Jordan in Lebanon viewed from the Golan Heights. The Israel Prime Minister had been reported as saying the the construction of the pumping was casus belli

Shared river basins I have worked on