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International Workshop on New technologies for the acquisition of information on transboundary aquifers

On April 15-16th, IGRAC and UNESCO-IHP organized in Utrecht an international workshop on new technologies and the use of alternative information sources for conducting global groundwater assessments.

Assessment of transboundary aquifers in the Horn of Africa

March 16, 2010: A two-days meeting on transboundary aquifers in the IGAD region (the Horn of Africa - Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda) is held on 23-24 February in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Internationally Shared Aquifers in South Eastern Europe (Balkan Region): A Preliminary Assessment

November 26, 2009: The UNESCO-ISARM initiative in South Eastern Europe (SEE) coordinated by UNESCO-IHP Secretariat (Paris) in collaboration with UNESCO-BRESCE (Venice) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has resulted in an inventory of 65 transboundary aquifers "Internationally Shared Aquifers in the Balkan Regi

Atlas of Transboundary Aquifers

October 7, 2009: ISARM is pleased to inform you that the Atlas of Transboundary Aquifers Global maps, regional cooperation and local inventories produced by the UNESCO-IHP ISARM (International Shared Aquifers Resources Management) Project has been presented at the World Water Week 2009 in Stockholm.

ISARM at World Water Week 2009 in Stockholm

June 24, 2009: Sharing an Invisible Water Resource for the Common Good: How to Make Use of the UN General Assembly Resolution on the Law of Transboundary Aquifers (TBA)

Seminar at the World Water Week in Stockholm
on 20 August 2009, 14:00 - 17:30

Workshop on transboundary groundwater in Central Asia and Caucasus

June 5, 2009:  27-28 May 2009 Almaty, Kazakhstan

Transboundary Aquifers of the World

April 6, 2009: IGRAC, the International Groundwater Resources Assessment Centre, presented the map 'Transboundary Aquifers of the World - update 2009' during a special meeting at World Water Forum 5 in Istanbul.

Transboundary aquifers of the Americas

January 23, 2009: The Sixth Coordination Workshop was held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on December 1st to 3rd, 2008. The second publication "legal and institutional framework in the management of the transboundary aquifers systems of the Americas" was presented during this workshop.

Institutional Capacity Development in Transboundary basins

October 10, 2008: The UN Water Decade Programme on Capacity Development organizes an international workshop on "Institutional Capacity Development in Transboundary Basins, Lessons learned from practical experiences" in Bonn, Germany  on 10-12 November.

International Symposium on Transboundary Waters

September 9, 2008: The UNESCO Chair INWEB together with the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, UNESCO IHP, SAHRA and IGRAC is organising the fourth International Symposium on Transboundary Waters Management, from 15th - 18th October 2008 in the city of Thessaloniki, Greece.

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