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Folder Workshop on Regional shared water resources database in the Arab Region, Damascus, Syria. (20-21/12/2010)

The Regional Workshop on National & Arab Water Information System took place at the Dedeman Hotel in Damascus (Syria) on 20 & 21 December 2010. The meeting was attended by 40 participants, representing: the COFWS (Centre of Water and Arab Water Security Studies - Arab League), EMWIS, ADASA Sistemas (Spain) and the United Nations University, Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH), as well as Syrian participants: The Ministry of Irrigation, Ministry of Local Administration, The Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform, the Ministry of Housing and Construction, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of State for Environment Affairs, the Ministry of Transportation, the Arab Center for the Study of Arid Zones and Dry Lands (ACSAD), Platinum Company, Environment Protection Association, The National Institute for Agricultural Research, and also participants from other Arab countries: Ministry of Water & Irrigation (Jordan), Electricity & Water Authority (Bahrain), Embassy of Tunisia in Damascus, Ministry of water resources (Algeria), Ministry of Water resources (Iraq), Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Iraq), The Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources (Oman), The General popular committee for services (Libya), the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), and finally other experts and journalists from Jordan & Syria.

This seminar was organized back to back to the National Workshop on Syrian water information system (20/12/2010) chaired by EMWIS.

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PDF Participants list Download
PDF Preliminary agenda, Damascus (Syria), 20-21/12/2010 Download
PDF Preliminary agenda, Damascus (Syria), 20-21/12/2010 (Arabic version) Download
PDF Conclusions & recommendations (Arabic version) Download
URL Towards a National Water Information System in Syria, 20 December 2010
URL Regional Workshop on the launch of an Arab Water Data Bank for shared waters, Damascus (Syria), 12-13/01/2010
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PDF Arab Water Strategy (April 2010 draft Arabic version) Download