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Event International Conference on Sustainable Development and Management of Water Resources in Palestine

This conference will focus on the challenges facing the Palestinian water sector and demonstrating how solutions can be found through applied, innovative research and programmes of capacity building. The conference aims to contribute to the long-term conservation, development and management of the water resources in Palestine through holistic approaches. This conference ”Sustainable development and management of water in Palestine” is an activity of the “Capacity Building and Training on Environmental Planning and Management” Project, 1998-2006 funded by the UNESCO-FLANDERS FUST, Flemish Government-Kingdom of Belgium who provided both financial and technical supports, and implemented by the Water Research Center at Alazhar University in coordination with all Palestinian institutes working in the field of water and environment.

This conference will disseminate the results of 21 research studies conducted and completed through the activities of UNESCO-FLANDERS FUST Project. Furthermore, the Organizing Committee is inviting researchers from the Arab region and the international community to participate in the conference by submitting papers to be presented and published if accepted in a special proceedings of the conference. All submissions should be in topics within the conference themes.

The conference will bring together researchers, professionals, policy makers, NGO representatives and experts from the international community to discuss both the challenges facing the water sector as well as possible solutions involving research, capacity building and development in water related and environmental issues.

The conference will cover the following keynote themes:

integrated water resources management
water supply/demand management
institutional and human resources capacity building
conflict resolution on transboundary water resources management
water quality and environmental issues
cultural, ethical and socio-economic aspects of water resources.

Abstract Submission Deadline: 15 March 2007.

Contact information Conference secretariat ; amjad.aliewi@hwe.org.ps / Dr. Radwan Al-Weshah, Organizing Committee Co-Chairman, UNESCO Cairo Office, Cairo, Egypt. (email: hwe@hwe.org.ps ; amjad.aliewi@hwe.org.ps ; r.weshah@mail.unesco.org.eg)
Phone: +20-2-7945599/7943036. Fax: +20-2-7945296
Event type Conference
File link http://www.waterconference-ps.org/
Subject(s) FINANCE-ECONOMY , METHTODOLOGY - STATISTICS - DECISION AID , NATURAL MEDIUM , POLICY-WATER POLICY AND WATER MANAGEMENT , RIGHT , WATER DEMAND , WATER QUALITY
Relation http://www.emwis.org/countries/fol749974/country608613
Geographical coverage Jordan, Palestine
Address The Days Inn Hotel, Amman, Jordan
Organizer UNESCO-Cairo Office, Egypt; Capacity Building and Training on Environmental Planning and Management Project
Target audience Regional
Duration 4 days
Period [06/09/2007 - 09/09/2007]
Status Tentative
Working language(s) ENGLISH
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