5180.0 Water and Politics: Contemporary Struggles Over Water Across the Globe

Wednesday, November 11, 2009: 12:30 PM
Struggles over control of water, over access quality of water, and are political . This session brings together perspectives and case studies from around the globe. The session starts with the presentation of a conceptual frame to understand conflicts over water based on decades of work concerning the violence. Case studies from Afghanistan , Pakistan , and the United States will demonstrate the continuity and diversity of struggles over water.
Session Objectives: Describe case studies from around the world that illustrate the central role of water-based conflicts to public health.

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Organized by: Peace Caucus
Endorsed by: Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Environment, International Health, Public Health Nursing, Socialist Caucus, Trade and Health Forum

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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