East Mediterranean Coastal Eco-Security – UNESCO-IHP Hydro-Diplomacy Initiative –
Wastewater Marine Discharge – City of Gaza
- Ensure sustainable urban water supply and sanitation facing the increasing regional water stress,
- Implement safer wastewater treatment before discharging into the marine environment and continuously preventing pollution of the coastal ecosystem
- Promote water reuse for agricultural applications and food security
- Engage coastal ecosystem preservation measures and effluent quality control monitoring observatories to efficiently alleviate growing public health risks and severe environmental hazards.
This regional hydro-diplomacy initiative is rooted in the Civil Society Initiative which was initiated with the support of the UN Secretariat at the UN-DPI Symposium on Peace in the Middle East, Lisbon, 2010. Read more