There have been 1,831 interactions (both conflictual and cooperative) over water over the last fifty years.(WWAP – Facts and Figures 2010)
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)
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