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8th Asian G-WADI & 2nd IDI Expert Group Meetings

2019-09-16T13:37:35+03:30 16th January, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Participating Countries /Organizations: 20 experts from 12 countries,

Number of Participants: 200 ,

Number of Female Participants: 86

Main Objectives

8th Asian G-WADI Meeting Objectives:

  • Increase regional cooperation for sustainable development of arid and semi-arid zones
  • Sharing national/regional experiences in groundwater management and finding solutions for sustainable groundwater harvest/extraction;
  • Providing information on current UNESCO-IHP programmes in relation to groundwater management and water management in arid zones (G-WADI);
  • Networking among the groundwater institutions and specialists with regional water policy making authorities;
  • Sharing knowledge on adaptation to water scarcity; strategies and approaches.

2nd IDI Expert Group Meeting Objectives:

  • To develop synergies between the two programs of UNESCO, namely International Drought Initiative (IDI) and UNESCO […]

Training Workshop: Water Sensitive Urban Design, Design and Implementation Criteria

2019-09-21T12:55:07+03:30 14th November, 2018|

Training Workshop: Water Sensitive Urban Design, Design and Implementation Criteria

Date: 14 November 2018

Venue: Isfahan, Iran

Organizers: Iran water and wastewater association (IWWA), Isfahan University of Technology, Water & Waste Water Company of Isfahan Province, Water and Wastewater Company of Iran

Number of Participants: 25

Number of Female Participants: 12

Water Scarcity is known as the condition when water demand exceeds water supply in a region. Increasing competition over water resources in human settlements particularly in urban areas, has not only risen conflicts amongst water consumers, but also made a huge impact on different aspects of urban natural characteristics, water table reduction […]

Training the Manual: Promotion of International Activities in the Water and Waste Water Sector

2019-09-18T08:58:19+03:30 29th July, 2018|

Date: July-August 2018

Venue: Niroo Research Institute – Tehran, Iran

Organizer: RCUWM-Tehran

Participating Countries/ Organizations: Iran, Regional Water Authorities

Number of Participants: 185

Number of Female Participants: 19 (10%)


  • Promoting the participants’ knowledge on international interactions
  • Establishing effective communication with international entities and active participation in regional and international events

Integrated Water Resources Management

2019-09-18T09:07:53+03:30 1st July, 2018|

Date: 1 – 3 July 2018

Venue: Tehran, Iran

Co-organizers: Iran Water Resources Management Company, RCUWM-Tehran

Participating Countries/Organizations: European Union representatives from Europe and local authorities from Iran

Number of Participants: 335

Number of Female Participants: 112 (33%)


  • Water Governance
  • Water Allocation
  • Water Economy

Workshops and Technical Exhibition: Third Water and Wastewater Festival Operation and Maintenance Capabilities in Water and Wastewater Industry

2019-09-18T09:24:37+03:30 5th May, 2018|

Date: 5-9 May 2018

Venue: Tehran, Iran

Co-organizers: RCUWM-Tehran, NWWEC

Participating Countries/ Organizations: France, Iran, Japan, Portugal, Spain, The Netherlands

Number of Participants: 1200

Number of Female Participants: 436 (36%)


  • Demand and Consumption Management
  • Emergency Management
  • Water & Wastewater Quality
  • Water and Wastewater Utilities
  • Smart Water Utility-distribution Management
  • Financing and Physical Asset Management

Technical Visit: “Non-Revenue Water”- Germany

2019-09-18T09:11:24+03:30 30th April, 2018|

Date: 30 April -6 May 2018

Venue: Bilateral (Iran & Germany)

Co-organizers: RCUWM-Tehran, German Water Partnership

Participating Countries / Organizations: NWWEC and PWWEC

Number of Participants: 18

Number of Female Participants: –


  • Site visits and knowledge sharing

Technical Meeting & Workshops: Water Security in Human Settlements: Responses to Water Scarcity”

2019-09-17T12:25:12+03:30 2nd May, 2017|

Date: 02-04 May 2017

Venue: Tehran, Iran

Organizer: RCUWM-Tehran

Participating Countries/Organizations: Managing Director and related experts in the field of workshop themes

Number of Participants: 600

Number of Female Participants: 289 (48%)


The most important outcome of this international event was a book in the field of successful experiences on sound urban water management practices and policies in arid and semi-arid countries. It included all the topics presented above and well discussed and elaborated during the Conference.

Invited authors determined by UNESCO and the Regional Centre on Urban Water Management (RCUWM-Tehran) was compiling and initially editing the chapters of this book and UNESCO/ Cambridge University Publication were responsible […]

Technical Session: Urban River Restoration and Improvement on the occasion of Iran Hydraulic Conference

2019-09-18T09:50:44+03:30 14th December, 2016|

Date: 14-15 December 2016

Venue: Qazvin, Iran

Co-organizers: RCUWM–Tehran, Iran Hydraulic Association, Qazvin University

Participating Countries/Organizations: Iran

Number of Participants: 60

Number of Female Participants: 23 (39%)


  • Providing the latest achievements in the field of hydraulic engineering, meeting the needs of the country’s water industry, paying attention to sustainable development indicators and addressing environmental issues

International Trainers Workshop: Capacity Building of Journalist Educators on Climate Change & Water Management using UNESCO Model Curricula

2019-09-18T09:52:29+03:30 4th December, 2016|

Date: 04 – 06 December 2016

Venue: Tehran, Iran

Organizer: RCUWM-Tehran

Participating Countries/Organizations: Journalists and Public Relations Experts

Number of Participants: 56

Number of Female Participant: 26 (46%)


  • Helping to improve the capacity of the media in water journalism in Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, and Turkmenistan
  • Raising public awareness about climate change in general and water- related issues in
  • Acquiring 20 journalist educators the updated skills and techniques to train journalists and media professionals on new media competencies to report on Climate Change and water issues, with a focus on a powerful and instrumental role of the media in raising public awareness and social behavior change as […]

International Conference: Urban River Restoration

2019-09-17T15:10:04+03:30 9th May, 2016|

Date: 9 May 2016

Venue: Tehran, Iran

Co-organizers: RCUWM-Tehran, Tehran municipality, Iran Water Resources Management Company

Participating Countries/Organizations: Germany, Japan, and South Korea

Participants: 930

Number of Female Participants: 405 (43%)


  • The relationship between city, citizens and rivers
  • Requirements and measures for urban river restoration and training and flood management
  • How to participate stakeholders and residents in river restoration projects
  • Presenting new approaches on urban river management and related experiences in Iran, Germany, Japan and South Korea