International Symposium on Transboundary Waters

International Symposium on Transboundary Waters

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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