Date: 25-27 July 2011

Venue: Izmir, Turkey

Organizer: Turkey

Participating Countries/ Organizations: India, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Turkey

Number of Participants: 33

Number of Female Participants: 4 (12%)


  • Improving the understanding of impacts of climate change, adaptation and mitigation response options on water resources
  • Strengthening human resources and institutional capacity building to enhance awareness on global change issues
  • Familiarizing participants with climate change / variability concepts and modelling
  • Familiarizing participants with concepts and technologies in sustainable water use for mitigating the impact of water stress and climate change
  • Providing the participants on opportunities to share their ideas and view-points