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Shared water resources as a platform for cooperation

February 28, 2012: An inspiring workshop on "Transboundary Waters, Opportunities for Cooperation" was held in Yazd, I.R. Iran on 22 February 2012.

Toward a Joint Management of Transboundary Aquifer Systems

February 1, 2012: The methodological guidebook, aimed to efficiently contribute to take up the challenges of the joint sustainable management of transboundary aquifers, is now available in English.

UNGA calls on UNESCO-IHP to support Transboundary Aquifers Assessment

December 20, 2011: The UN General Assembly (UNGA) at its 66th session adopted a resolution on the "Law of Transboundary Aquifers", which calls on the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organsiation (UNESCO) International Hydrogeological Programme (IHP) to support countries in the sustainable and equitable managment of their transbou

2nd UNECE Assessment published

December 20, 2011: The UNECE (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe) recently published its 'Second Assessment of Transboundary Rivers, Lakes and Groundwaters' for the European and Asian parts of the UNECE region.

Regional ISARM workshops West and Central Africa

December 13, 2011: On 16-19 May, the second regional ISARM workshop for West Africa and the first regional ISARM workshop for Central Africa were held in Douala, Cameroon. Important outputs like the workshop report with conclusions and recommendation are now avaiable in the Activities Section, ISARM Africa on this website.

IX Coordination Workshop of ISARM-Americas

October 31, 2011: The IX Coordination Workshop of ISARM-Americas will be held in Medellin, Colombia, 17 - 19 November, 2011, in the framework of the D7 (Seventh Inter-American Dialogue on Water Management).

Almaty Workshop 2011

October 31, 2011: ISARM sub-regional workshop in Central Asia "Transboundary Aquifers Management in Central Asia: an Integrated Approach for Multidiscipliniary Study and Governance" held in Almaty, 12 - 13 September 2011.

ISARM2010 International Conference: "Transboundary Aquifers: Challenges and new directions", Paris, 6-8 December 2010

An international conference will be held in Paris on 6-8 December 2010, marking the end of the first phase of the ISARM Programme and the start of its second phase.

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.

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