Symposium on Women and Water Security for Peacebuilding in the Arab Region

The symposium is organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), in collaboration with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN- ESCWA) and the Pacific Water Research Centre of Simon Frazier University, Vancouver Canada. The symposium will bring together representatives of Arab member States, representatives from relevant international, regional and national organizations, as well as civil society institutions and experts engaged in gender and water security challenges affecting women and girls in Arab State.