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"Good Water Neighbors" project - EcoPeace / Friends of the Earth Middle East

The "Good Water Neighbors" (GWN) project was established by EcoPeace / Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME) in 2001 to raise awareness of the shared water problems of Palestinians, Jordanians, and Israelis. The GWN methodology is an original idea that is based on identifying cross border communities and utilizing their mutual dependence on shared water resources as a basis for developing dialogue and cooperation on sustainable water management. GWN has created real improvement within the water sector by building trust and understanding that has led to common problem solving and peace building among communities even in the midst of conflict. 'The lack of communication, the separation and the conflict lead to the destruction of the environment. It is the environment and our mutual concern for the ecological system that brings us together.'

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