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Position Paper
Name     : Jivinithii Manimaran
Country :  Israel
Agenda  : Resource Conflict and Bridging the Energy Gap

                 Israel is a country located in the middle Eastern Mediterranean Sea surrounded by great tranquillity .  Since the creation of Israel in 1948, Israeli-Palestinian relations have remained contentious. At least since the six-day war in 1967 and the nationalisation by Israel of water resources in the occupied territories, water has had a prominent place in the conflict. The 1990s in particular witnessed extensive efforts to reach a peace agreement, in which cooperation on water sharing and management played a prominent role.Yet the political antagonism between both parties has stymied joint water-sharing and water-protecting efforts until toda...