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Event International Symposium on ‘New Directions in Urban Water Management’

The objectives of this symposium are:
• bringing together leading international urban water management experts to discuss new concepts, approaches and technologies for dealing with urban water problems under various settings, covering both developed and developing countries.
• exchange of ideas for new directions in urban water management, as well as drawing recommendations for the formulation of new strategies and implementation elements such as guidelines and educational tools.
• presentation and delivery of the results and outputs of the IHP-VI Urban Water Management Programme (UWMP) and gathering feedback from the participants regarding their applicability, gaps and possible extensions. These elements will also feed the design of the next phase of IHP-VII (2008-2013).

Contact information Conference Secretariat (email:
Event type Conference
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Source UNESCO Water Portal
Geographical coverage France
Address UNESCO Headquarters, Paris
Organizer UNESCO’s International Hydrological Programme
Target audience International
Duration 3 days
Period [12/09/2007 - 14/09/2007]
Status Confirmed
Working language(s) ENGLISH , FRENCH