Lawrence Susskind

Dr. Lawrence Susskind is a Ford Professor of Urban and Environmental Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Vice Chair of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School.

New Perspective

Water Diplomacy: Our Ten-Year Journey of Learning by Doing

By Shafiqul Islam and Lawrence Susskind - 10/12/2022

Lawrence Susskind and Shafiqul Islam’s work on water diplomacy has expanded since their piece was published in 2012. In this piece, they present some of the lessons learned and a water diplomacy framework for more effective water management.

Perspective

Water Diplomacy

By Lawrence Susskind and Shafiqul Islam - 08/22/2012

By framing water agreements in non-zero-sum terms and building trust over time, even countries in conflict can successfully manage shared water resources for mutual benefit.

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