scarcity21Dr Vasiliki Maria Tzatzaki
(Legal Advisor, Hellenic Ministry of Environment and Energy)

Copyright @ 2021 Research Institute for European and American Studies ( Published on 29 May 2021.

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS).

In August 1995 Ismail Sergaldin, serving as World Bank Vice President, warned that "if the wars of this century were fought over oil, the wars of the next century will be fought over water -- unless we change our approach to managing this precious and vital resource". More than two decades after this statement, water scarcity remains one of the most imminent threats to humanity. Fresh water is indispensable for people, ecosystems and life on the planet. ... Read more

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