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From Water To Land: The Hydro-social Cycle Wadi Fukin Legal Implications

World Water Congress 2015 Edinburgh Scotland
8. Water law at the national and international levels
Author(s): Stephanie Hawkins
Stephanie Hawkins
Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance


Research Questions
Working Paper: What legal avenues relating to water and the environment can address the systemic processes that exacerbate the Israel-Palestine conflict?
This Presentation: What legal implications arise from the systemic processes shaped by the hydro-social cycle in the case of Wadi Fukin
PART I - The Hydro-Social Cycle in Action
• Case of Wadi Fukin
• land confiscation
• settlement development
PART II – Legal Implications through a 􀍚Water Lens􀍛
• Environmental impact assessment and principle of nondiscrimination
• One state scenario
• Two state scenario
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