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

Ms. Yaari has more than 10 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 engagements at multiple levels, with different stakeholder groups, including Governments, local authorities, donors, civil society, community based programmes and academia. In her current position at SIWI, she is coordinating transboundary activities in the MENA region, Central Asia as well as the Africa EU Water Partnership Programme.