News article - The Global Alliance featured in The Water Diplomat

07.06.2024 Protection of Water During & After Armed Conflict
The Geneva Water Hub was highlighted in The Water Diplomat for initiating the Global Alliance to Spare Water from Armed Conflicts, emphasising the crucial need to protect water resources in times of conflict.

The launch of the Global Alliance to Spare Water from Armed Conflict was featured in The Water Diplomat. The initiative, backed by Slovenia, Switzerland, and the Geneva Water Hub, aims to protect water resources during conflicts. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres highlighted how conflict exacerbates water scarcity. Ambassador Božena Forštnarič Boroje emphasized the violation of international humanitarian law by targeting water facilities. Caroline Pellaton from the Geneva Water Hub noted the link between water protection, food security, and human dignity. The alliance also seeks to strengthen international law regarding water in conflict zones.

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