Elizabeth Yaari (Transboundary Water Cooperation)

Elizabeth A. Koch (Yaari)

Senior Programme Manager / Human Rights Based Approach Champion / Transboundary Water Cooperation
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Elizabeth serves as Senior Programme Manager at the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI).

She is responsible for supporting water diplomacy engagements in conflict sensitive basins as part of the Shared Waters Partnership programme and the UNESCO Category II International Centre for Water Cooperation. With a focus on inclusive governance, Elizabeth previously served as SIWI’s Gender Equality Focal Point, coordinates the Women in Water Diplomacy Networks and SIWI’s water and faith engagements. Elizabeth serves as a SIWI Human Rights Based Approach Champion. Elizabeth holds a MA in Government, Diplomacy and Strategy and BA in International Relations.