Banner Advertising the Poster Presentation at the...
This is a banner inviting people to submit posters surrounding the themes of the African Regional Meeting on the theme of Water: The Regional Challenge for our Future. These posters are meant to raise awareness around the core themes of climate change, water sustainability, watershed management, water conservation and reuse, among many others.
US Looking to Mexico For Water Resources →
Interesting article on the shifting focus from desalinization plants to importing water. http://bit.ly/oKcSsh
Students are raising money to address the water... →
50 college campuses across the country are looking to raise money to help those in need of clean drinking water. Is such aid sustainable however? See what the students are donating their money to. http://bit.ly/pkPt7U
CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHT: The Festival of Water and...
Date: December 12, 2011 Location: Marseille Although in French, this conference’s theme is Water and Economy. Over 5 days, this conference organized by l’Idep and the Greqam (CNRS, School of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences, Aix-Marseille University), and partnered with the Canals Society of Provence and the French energy company, EDF, will focus on water issues throughout the...
UNEP Report Detailing Challenges Facing DRC's... →
With over half of Africa’s water resources, the Democratic Republic of Congo is facing some large challenges in its development. But according to UNEP, it also has the potential to become one of Africa’s environmental powerhouses. Have a look at this interesting article. http://bit.ly/pKfqIj
The Potential for Conflict in Africa Over Water →
While this article is a bit old, it’s points are no less salient. http://bbc.in/rtOmEG
Great Collection of Article from the Global Policy... →
Take a read through these great articles detailing water and conflict. http://bit.ly/pyYs5k
Tuscon Weekly Picking Up On the Concern Stemming... →
It’s good to see that the international press is slowly picking up on the urgent crisis for sustainable drinking water and challenges posed by climate change in this area. http://bit.ly/pGOqIM
Interesting Information on Water for the World Act →
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and World Bank President Robert Zoellick signing a Memorandum of Understanding on World Water Day 2011. Photo: © Simone D. McCourtie/World Bank For those of you who do not know of this piece of legislation, it is a fantastic initiative started by Senator Paul Simon and carried on by various members of the US Congress on both sides of the aisle. Read more...
Here is a link to all the upcoming water... →
This website has a great list of all of the upcoming water conferences taking place throughout the world on a month by month basis. If the link above doesn’t work, then please use this one.
New York: Water: The Global Challenge For Our...
As the final component of our first phase of regional meetings, we are pleased to partner with New York University’s Center for Global Affairs in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies. We will be presenting a full day of events and speakers ranging from a celebrity keynote, screening of documentaries, presentation of findings from our previous regional conferences, as well as...
New York: Multicultural Concert On the Theme of...
As the final part of our first phase activities raising awareness about water sustainability, Melody for Dialogue will present a major concert in New York on World Water Day that will be produced around the theme of water. Musicians from all over the world will participate in this unique event to raise awareness through the universal language of music. Taking place at Merkin Hall in Lincoln...
The importance of securing sustainble sources of... →
The link will bring you to a BBC article which is looking at the emergency measures Tuvalu is having to put in place to deal with its lack of fresh water.
As part of the musical component to our Asian and North American forums, we are proud to play the hypnotic and mystical Water Concerto by Tan Dun.
Hangzhou: Water – A Key Challenge For Sustainable...
Our Asian regional meeting will be held in Hangzhou, China where the famous and newly anointed world heritage site, West Lake, is situated. It was chosen not only to host the Asian regional meeting, but a major multi-cultural concert on February 16, 2012 as well. Topics to be discussed: 1. Improvements in the management of freshwater resources (Focus on supply and demand, quantity and...
Nigeria: Agenda for Meetings November 30 -...
We are excited to announce our confirmed agenda for our meetings taking place in Ota, Nigeria. In partnership with Mr. Ayo Aderinwale and the Africa Leadership Forum, we will start our efforts by holding a 2 day conference in Lagos, Nigeria where we will review the challenges of climate change and sustainable water management in Africa. This meeting will be attended by the Minister of...
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