Vth International Symposium on Transboundary Waters Management

3–5 October 2011, Bled, Slovenia • The main topic of the symposium is Transboundary Surface Waters and Shared Aquifers. The aims of the symposium are: (1) to assess the state of the art and the progress recently made in the sustainable management of transboundary waters by different disciplines such as law, socioeconomics and water science; (2) to promote interdisciplinary approaches for integrated transboundary water resources management and (3) to review current major international programmes concerned with the assessment and management of transboundary water resources.


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Topics to be covered:

  1. Integrated water management and impact of global changes and development
  2. Transboundary water – historical background
  3. Legal/Institutional Issues
  4. Groundwater
  5. Flood risk in transboundary water management
  6. Droughts in transboundary management
  7. Ecology in transboundary management
  8. Other activities in transboundary management
  9. Review of GEF and UNESCO Projects