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Meeting: Fostering Collaboration between UNESCO in the Field and Networks towards the Agenda 2030

2019-09-18T10:11:48+04:3021st July, 2016|

Date: 21-24 July 2016

Venue: Bali, Indonesia

Organizer: UNESCO Jakarta Office

Participating Countries/Organizations: UNESCO Natural Sciences Senior Managers, UNESCO Natural Sciences Programme Specialists, MAB National Committees and representatives from BR networks, IHP National committees and Water stakeholders including IFI and IDI, UNESCO Natural Sciences Category 2 Centres and Water Chairs, UNESCO Jakarta Sciences project related partners in the region (JFIT, MFIT, and IFIT)

Number of Participants: 80

Number of Female Participants: 15 (19%)


Discuss and elaborate strategies for fostering dialogue, cooperation, networking and sharing knowledge as well as resources among the UNESCO field offices and its network to support the delivering of the Agenda 2030 and its […]

Second Meeting: UNESCO World’s Large Rivers Initiative (WLRI) Working Group

2019-09-17T15:22:50+04:3027th June, 2016|

Date: 27-28 June 2016

Venue: Vienna, Austria

Organizer: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences of Vienna

Participating Countries/Organizations: River Experts from all over the world

Number of Participations: 30

Number of Female Participations: 15 (50%)


  • To create the knowledge base required for a holistic scientific assessment of the state of the World Large Rivers (WLRs)
  • To promote their integrated and sustainable management
  • To analyze the current state and the future development of the WLRs
  • To establish a platform to build, facilitate and harvest hydrological science synergies between countries and to provide education and training at technical and tertiary level
  • To develop innovative strategies for the […]

Fourth Governing Board Meeting: The International Centre for Water Resources and Global Change (ICWRGC)

2019-09-18T11:01:31+04:3021st June, 2016|

Date: 21 June 2016

Venue: Federal Foreign Office- Berlin, Germany

Organizer: ICWRGC

Participating Countries/Organizations: ICWRGC, RCUWM-Tehran, ICWC– Sweden, ERCE– Poland and ICIWaRM

Number of Participants: 85

Number of Female Participants: 12 (14%)


  • Adoption of the minutes of the third Governing Board meeting
  • Thematic highlights of ICWRGC 2015/2016/1017
  • Regional Water Cooperation, Meeting IHP Region I, Koblenz May 2016
  • Cooperation and networking among Centres (MoU), Report of Meeting Cat 2 Science Centres, May 2016
  • IWRGC funding, third party funding and support by BfG administration


Twenty-Second Meeting: The Intergovernmental Council of the IHP of UNESCO

2019-09-17T15:50:31+04:3013th June, 2016|

Date: 13-17 June 2016

Venue: Paris, France

Organizer: UNESCO-IHP

Participating Countries/Organizations: UNESCO Water Family

Number of Participants: 85

Number of Female Participants: 27 (31%)


To review the progress on the implementation of the eighth phase of IHP (IHP-VIII), including regional perspectives on IHP and its cooperation with other UNESCO programme and, to examine the status of the UNESCO’s Water Family, which includes the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, category 2 Centres and chairs under the auspices of UNESCO and the World Water Assessment Programme. [...]

First Global Meeting: UNESCO’s Natural Sciences

2019-09-18T10:57:23+04:3016th May, 2016|

Date: 16-18 May 2016

Venue: Beijing, China

Co-organizers: UNESCO Beijing Cluster Office

Participating Countries/Organizations: UNESCO Water Family

Number of Participants: 86

Number of Female Participants: 31(36%)


  • Developing and information networking in the field of urban water management and drought mitigation strategies in the region

Technical Visit: Water and Wastewater Facilities, Public Relations Network

2019-09-17T15:06:00+04:3022nd January, 2016|

Date: 22 – 29 January 2016

Venue: Singapore, Malaysia

Co-organizers: NWWEC, RCUWM- Tehran

Participating Countries/Organizations: Director Managers, Urban Water & Wastewater Public Relation Offices

Number of Participants: 18

Number of Female Participants: 2 (11%)


The third group included 18 experts and managers of public relations offices of urban and rural water and wastewater companies visiting Malaysia and Singapore’s the Water and Wastewater Facilities as the two leading countries in the water    industry.

The participants visited Pantai 2 Wastewater Treatment Plants, Smart Tunnel, Putrajaya Smart City, Lake and Wetland Management of Malaysia and University of Technology of Malaysia as well as Newaters Wastewater Treatment Plant, Marina Barrage Basin and […]

Meeting: UNESCO Category II Centres Activities

2019-09-21T11:38:05+04:3015th December, 2014|

Date: 15-16 December 2014

Venue: Koblenz, Germany

Participating Countries/Organizations: Representatives of UNESCO Category II Centres

Number of Participants: 34

Number of Female Participants: 18 (52%)


To discuss mutual collaboration and their role in the eighth phase of UNESCO’s IHP

To present the latest activities of UNESCO category II Centres including RCUWM-Tehran and IDI

To summarize their activities and especially their topics of interest for collaboration in the field of drought monitoring, seasonal forecasting for floods and droughts, and water management in the context of climate change [...]

High-level International Conference: Water Cooperation

2019-09-21T11:25:54+04:3020th August, 2013|

Date: 20-21 August 2013

Venue: Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Organizer: UNESCO-IHP

Participating Countries/ Organizations: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Egypt, India, Iran, Iraq, Oman, Pakistan, Syria, Tajikistan, UNESCO- IHP

Number of participants: 30

Number of Female Participants: 5 (17%)


Help improve water cooperation, particularly at the international level

Introduction and promotion of best practices and successful policies

Encourage policy-makers to promote and enhance water- Cooperation Main Outcomes (GB Meeting)

RCUWM work plan for 2013-2011 has been approved

RCUWM work plan for 2015-2013 has been approved

RCUWM activities to be evaluated by UNESCO evaluation team

First Meeting: Implementation Working Group of UNESCO-IHP

2019-09-21T11:20:51+04:3010th December, 2012|

Date: 10-12 December 2012

Venue: Koblenz, Germany

Organizer: UNESCO-IHP

Participating Countries/ Organizations: Germany, Iran, UNESCO-IHP members

Number of participants: 18

Number of Female Participants: 5 (27%)


  • Introducing the goals and mission of the Working Group
  • Similar committees review
  • Introduction to International Hydrology Programme eighth phase of the UNESCO
  • Feasibility study and areas of cooperation within the framework of the eighth phase of International Hydrology Programme
  • Receiving views and suggestions of members

Meeting: UNESCO-IHP Regional Twentieth Steering Committee for South East Asia and the Pacific

2019-09-21T11:19:10+04:308th November, 2012|

Date: 8-9 November 2012

Venue: Langkawi, Malaysia

Organizer: UNESCO-IHP

Participating Countries/ Organizations: UNESCO-IHP members

Number of participants: 53

Number of Female Participants: 18 (34%)


Study the results of 36th General Conference of UNESCO, including the programs and budgets during 2012-2013 and also the seventh phase of the International Hydrology Programme UNESCO programs.

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