Water and Conflict Statistics

  • More than 200 water treaties have been negotiated. Some of these treaties have remained in operation even during armed conflict. (UNDP 2006, p.34)

  • 37 cases of violence between states over water have been reported 1955 - 2005. Most of the episodes have involved minor skirmishes. (UNDP 2006, p.34)

  • Over the past fifty years, approximately 200 treaties have been signed, with a total of 1,228 cooperative events.(WWAP – Facts and Figures)

Posted: 2010-05-25


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