The EastWest Institute, in cooperation with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, will host a high-level roundtable dialogue on "Water Security in the Himalayan Region—Navigating Opportunities for Joint Prosperity and Conflict Resolution" in Brussels, Belgium on Monday, October 21, 2019.

This roundtable dialogue will be led by stakeholders of diverse backgrounds in the realms of climate and water security policy from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and China, as well as the broader international community. Discussion (in accordance with the Chatham House Rule) will engage key decision-makers, leading influencers and field experts to jointly uncover issues and the means by which to foster greater cohesion on intra-regional climate and water security affairs. Dialogue topics will include "Rethinking Hydrodiplomacy in an Uncertain Geopolitical Future" moderated by Kitty Pilgrim, international journalist and former CNN correspondent, and "Effective Water Resource Governance through Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships" moderated by Dr. Peter Hefele, director of Team Asia-Pacific at Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung - Berlin.