Ms. Elizabeth A. Yaari is responsible for developing and managing programming related to transboundary water management in conflict and post-conflict environments. Elizabeth serves as SIWI’s Gender Equality Focal Point.

Elizabeth has more than 12 years of experience managing transboundary programmes related to joint water management, environmental peacebuilding, water governance and capacity building programs in conflict and post-conflict environments.  Her broad experience includes extensive multi-track engagements with development partners, governments, local authorities, civil society, community based programmes and academia. In her current position at SIWI, she is managing SIWI transboundary engagements in Central Asia, and the Lower Jordan basin, as well as the Africa EU Water Partnership Programme. As Gender Equality Focal Point Elizabeth supports SIWI staff to advance gender equality as part of SIWI internal processes and external programmes.

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