The International Water Association (IWA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 IWA Project Innovation Awards – Development.

 

(El curso puede seguirse en vivo online en el link: http://elaguadelfuturo.petroredes.com/)

Estimados amigos y colegas,

 

Nos complace invitarlos al seminario “La seguridad hídrica bajo los esfuerzos de la cooperación regional en las Américas”, que tendrá verificativo en el marco de la Semana Mundial del Agua.

 

¡Nos vemos en Estocolmo!

Fecha: 3 Septiembre 2013- ora 9.00/12.30 - sala k22/23

 

 

Dear friends and colleagues:

 

Water is critical to all aspects of development. The IDB Sustainability Roundtable will provide a forum for leaders working in Latin America and the Caribbean to explore emerging challenges and share new approaches to integrated water resources management.

The event will also be available via webcast. Look for final agenda and speakers soon.

Lunch will be served

Technical Coordinator: Melissa Costa | (202) 623-1562 | 

Nexus thinking is a new way of thinking that recognises the crucial interdependence of water, energy and food -- a relationship that forms the core of the Environment Nexus project. This new IIEA video explores the deep interconnections between the three essential resources and highlights the need for nexus thinking to help meet the world's needs, as it grows from 7 to 9 billion by 2050.

The Water Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and collaborators will host the Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference on March 3-7, 2014 to examine the thoughts and actions related to a nexus approach. The co-Directors of the conference will be Jamie Bartram, Director of The Water Institute, and Felix Dodds, Associate Fellow at the Tellus Institute, with support from an International Advisory Committee.

 

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS - Deadline 30th April

 

One important area of cooperation involves  transboundary rivers, which can be a source of conflict, or economic benefit the countries. Over the last 50 years, over 200 treaties have been signed regulating the use of rivers such as the Indus, Jordan and Danube. But in Central Asia, the five republics have been talking for 20 years without agreeing how to share the waters of the great Aral Sea Basin, source of water for agriculture and hydropower. Now they may be getting somewhere.

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