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Check Events for a listing of water related events in the region and around the world.This Page is suggested for deletion (it's simply to cumbersome to keep track, and there are enough other places on the web to find info on interesting events. What's Your Opinion? --Juerg.staudenmann 16:51, 6 May 2006 (CEST))


Periodically Recurring Events

World Water Day


World Water Forum, Mexico 16-22 March 2006 (see also World Water Council)

First International Marine Protected Areas Congress, 23 -27 October 2005, Geelong, Australia
This international congress aims to address the World Commission on Protected Areas' Marine goal and primary themes, and advance discussion on their widespread adoption and implementation consistent with resolutions relevant to marine protected areas arising from the Durban World Parks Congress.

9th Conference of the Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, 8-15 November 2005, Kampala - Uganda
The 9th Conference of the Ramsar Convention will convene to assess the progress of the Convention and wetland conservation to date, share knowledge and experience on technical issues, and plan their own and the Secretariat's work for the next three years.

Water Berlin 2006:

  • Fish passes and water ecology, 3-4 April 2006
  • Water balance on basin and global scale in relation to landscape management, 5 April 2006
  • Climate change and its challenges towards water resources management, 6-7 April 2006

Past Events and Proceedings

UNDP's Virtual Knowledge Fair- Nov 15-17, 2006 UNDP organized a virtual exhibition to enable water practitioners to share experiences and best practices.

E&E CoP-Meeting 2005 - Presentations & write-ups from the Water Governance Sessions of UNDP/RBEC's Energy & Environment (E&E) Community of Practice Meeting in Bratislava, 27/28 Sep 2005.

World Water Week Stockholm: Yearly global event in August, sponsored by the Swedish government and SIWI. See also: Synthesis Document 2005 World Water Week

International Conference on ‘The Human Rights to Water’, 21-22 October 2005, Berlin/Germany
The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, in cooperation with the German Federal Foreign Office, is hosting this two-day event to enhance the on-going debate on the Human Right to Water. Emilie Filmer-Wilson, OSLO Governance Centre, will be representing UNDP

UN World Summit 2005 - Summary of outcomes and implications for Water Governance in our region (partially WANTED ARTICLE)

Links to external Calendars and Lists

All RBEC Community of Practice Meetings

LMS - UNDP-wide Learning Events (Need to register to view available courses)

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