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. This is the follow-up to the III TWM symposium held in 2006 in Ciudad-Real, Spain.
Important: In response to numerous requests the deadline for submission of abstracts has been extended to 15th June 2008. You can submit the abstract on-line via the conference site www.inweb.gr/twm4
The aims of the Symposium are:
- 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, socio-economics and water science;
- To review current major international programmes concerned with the assessment and management of transboundary water resources; and
- To promote interdisciplinary approaches for integrated transboundary water resources management.
Side-event: UNESCO pilot course on Transboundary Groundwater Management (13-14 October)
Organizers: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, UNESCO Chair INWEB, UNESCO-IHP, SAHRA
Contact: Prof. Jacques Ganouli