Recommendations for addressing water security throughout the cycle of conflicts.
The High-Level Panel on Water and Peace concluded that the global water challenge is not only about development and human rights but it is also about peace and security. Therefore, it needs to be addressed urgently in an integrated and comprehensive way at all levels, ranging from the United Nations Security Council and other multilateral organisations to grass-root level institutions. It needs a response in terms of new thinking, new practices and new institutions in diplomacy, international law, data management, finance, security management, technology, climate change, pollution control among other spheres. The Panel put forward several concrete recommendations in all these areas.