Raya Marina Stephan
International Water Consultant, Deputy Editor-in-Chief Water International & Executive Board, IWRA
Raya Marina Stephan is an expert in water law, and an international consultant in water related projects with international organizations. She was involved in the experts advisory group of UNESCO-IHP to the Special Rapporteur of the UN International Law Commission for the preparation of the draft articles on the law of transboundary aquifers. She has also advised on the application of international water law for the UNECE and the Arab League. She was a member of the Publications Committee of the IWRA (2010-2012), and she chaired it and served on the Executive Board from 2013-2015.
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The conference debates and results will contribute to achieving the objectives of the thematic areas – “Groundwater in a Changing Environment” and “Education Key to Water Security” – of the 8th phase of the UNESCO IHP programme on “Water Security: Responses to Local, Regional, and Global Challenges.