Date: 16-19 November 2015

Venue: Tehran, Iran

Co-organizers: UNESCO, RCUWM-Tehran, Iranian National Water & Waste & Wastewater Eng. Co. (NWWEC)

Participating Countries/Organizations: Germany, Iran, Japan, USA

Number of Participants: 150

Number of Female Participants: 35 (23%)


  • Promoting knowledge and awareness of journalists in the key issues on water and sanitation,
  • Recognition of existing capacity, and aligning it with the needs
  • Improving the quality and quantity of prepared papers regarding water- related issues
  • Strengthening the water news network to raise public awareness through collaborative working between the water sector and media