UNESCO Water Portal Newsletter No. 222: The impacts of water use on water systems and the environment

To access the newsletter, please go to: http://www.unesco.org/water/news/newsletter/222.shtml 

NEWS

  • UNESCO concludes its 35th General Conference
  • The Great Man-Made River International Water Prize for Arid and Semi-Arid Zones awarded to Dr. Chahbani
  • First announcement and call for abstracts: UNESCO International Conference on Transboundary Aquifers: Challenges and New Directions (ISARM2010)
  • UNESCO releases booklet on the human right to water
  • 17 Member States elected to IHP Intergovernmental Council
  • Symposium on Water and Cultural Diversity held in Kyoto, Japan
  • UNESCO’s Iraq Office launches page compiling press coverage on water issues in Iraq
  • Category 2 centre increasingly involved in HELP programme

EVENTS

 UNESCO Water Family

  • Annual Seminar by the UNESCO-IMTA Chair: Water Information and Knowledge: World Priority
  • International Conference on Transboundary Aquifers: Challenges and New Directions
  • 11th International Symposium on River Sedimentation (ISRS)

Featured International Events

  • "Water for All" Competition | Concours "Eau pour Tous"
  • RISKBASE Final Conference and Parliamentarian Evening
  • The 2010 Conference on Water Resources in Ethiopia (CWRE2010)

PUBLICATION 

  • Managing the Water Buffer for Development and Climate Change Adaptation: Groundwater Recharge, Retention, Reuse and Rainwater Storage - Frank van Steenbergen and Albert Tuinhof - BGR, the Co-operative Programme on Water and Climate (CPWC) and the Netherlands National Committee IHP-HWRP

DID YOU KNOW?

  • Facts and figures about the impacts of water use on water systems and the environment



 
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