Date: 18 October 2015

Venue: Tehran, Iran

Co-organizers: IUST, RCUWM-Tehran, TETCO

Participating Countries/Organizations: RCUWM- Tehran, TETCO, Ministry of Energy

Number of Participants: 80

Number of Female Participants: 27 (33%)


  • Introducing to objectives and approaches related to Tehran river restoration and training master plan
  • Presenting the latest progress of the mentioned master plan in three river restoration studies (Inception study and feasibility study)
  • Ensuring rivers and canals in terms of safe passage of flood
  • Improving urban ecosystem in ecological buffer area, social and awareness building on environmental issues and creating relationship between city, citizen and river
  • Restoring river flow regime qualitative and quantitative-wise and aquifers recharge
  • Stimulating development and reconstruction of the old areas in ecological area of the urban rivers