IHP Events

Science and Art of Water Cooperation – World Water Week workshop

UNESCO’s IHP and WWAP through their PCCP associated programme are co-convening a workshop at the World Water Week with SIWI, the Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science Technology, SaciWATERs and the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education. The Workshop will focus on the Science and Art of Water Cooperation.

Strengthening the Basis for Water Cooperation across Borders – World Water Week seminar

During the upcoming World Water Week in Stockholm, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), together with a dozen of international water partners, will organize a seminar on water cooperation across borders including the multi-level governance of internationally shared freshwaters. Convened during the International Year of Water Cooperation, the seminar will address key instruments, tools, institutions and ongoing initiatives aimed at strengthening governance and supporting transboundary water cooperation, taking into account national perspectives.

World Water Day 2013 celebration event in The Hague (NL)

The Netherlands is host country for the international celebration of World Water Day on 22 March 2013. The event this year highlights water cooperation, in keeping with 2013 being the UN International Year of Water Cooperation.

On World Water Day, high-level representatives of the United Nations, civil society organisations (including youth organisations), government and business will come to The Hague to underline and discuss the importance of water cooperation for peace and sustainable development. World Water Day 2103 is organised by UNESCO and UNECE (on behalf of UN-Water) and the Government of the Netherlands.

Launch at UNESCO of the International Year for Water Cooperation 2013

11 February 2013, Paris • The International Year for Water Cooperation will be launched at UNESCO Headquarters on 11 February 2013. The importance of cooperation in managing water resources in a world where demand is rapidly growing cannot be underestimated: about 145 countries share a major river basin with at least one other nation. Contrary to widely held belief cooperation is more frequent than confrontation over water.

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