February 7, 2007 – Cross Border Mayors Gathering

Cross border mayors conference Feb. 2007

A unique gathering of mayors and residents from the 17 communities working in EcoPeace’s Good Water Neighbors project presented first draft proposals for cross border projects based on common solutions to shared environmental problems and sustainable development initiatives.

Panel discussions between the mayors took place and a catalog of the cross border projects was distributed.

Opening the conference was H.E. James Watt, British Ambassador to Jordan and H.E. Claus Heiberg, Charge d’affaires of the European Union Delegation to Jordan.

The Mayors Gathering received Letters of Support from Michael Bloomberg, the Mayor of New York and Elie Weisel, from the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity.