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

2019-09-17T12:25:12+04:30 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+04:30 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+04:30 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+04:30 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

Workshop: Value Engineering and Planning of Ecological Buffer in Urban Rivers

2019-09-21T10:01:30+04:30 23rd January, 2016|

Date: 23-24 January 2016

Venue: Faculty of Environment, University of Tehran, Iran

Organizer: RCUWM- Tehran

Participating Countries/Organizations: RCUWM- Tehran, TETCO, University of Tehran

Number of Participants: 45

Number of Female Participants: 15 (34%)


  • Defining ecological buffer zones in urban areas
  • Introducing the role of value engineering and planning ecological buffer zones in urban rivers
  • Explaining objectives and necessities of holding the workshop on value engineering
  • Presenting ecological buffers and areas in the metropolitan area of Tehran in urban development projects
  • Evaluating the riverbed concept and instructions on determination of flood fringe
  • Reviewing international experiences on defining ecological buffer zones and related instructions
  • Presenting experiences on urban […]

Technical session: River Technology for Innovation and Social System on the Occasion of WECC 2015

2019-09-18T10:10:40+04:30 4th December, 2015|

Date: 29 November-2 December 2015

Venue: Kyoto, Japan

Co-organizers: The Japan Federation of Engineering Societies, RCUWM–Tehran, Science Council of Japan, UNESCO, WFEO

Participating Countries/Organizations: China, Iran, Japan, Lebanon, South Korea, Taiwan, The Netherlands

Number of Participants: 50

Number of Female Participants: 17 (34%)


  • Providing an opportunity to discuss and exchange new information, technology and experiences associated with river technologies among the participants in the WECC 2015.

Training Workshop: Water and Media

2019-09-17T15:14:26+04:30 16th November, 2015|

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

Seminar: Sixth Asian G-WADI and First IDI Expert Group Meeting

2019-09-18T09:38:37+04:30 13th June, 2015|

Date: 13-16 June 2015

Venue: Tehran and Isfahan, Iran

Co-organizers: UNESCO, RCUWM-Tehran, Ministry of Energy, I.R. of Iran, International Drought Initiative (IDI), Global Network on Water and Development Information for Arid Lands (G-WADI)

Participating Countries/Organizations: Afghanistan, Germany, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Oman, Pakistan, Serbia, Thailand

Number of Participants: 250

Number of Female Participants: 83 (33%)


  • Developing synergies between the two programmes of UNESCO, namely International Drought Initiative (IDI) and UNESCO IHP Programme on Water and Development Information for Arid Lands–A Global Network (G-WADI)
  • Developing activities within the framework of the IHP VIII (2014-2021) ‘Water Security: Responses to Local, Regional and Global Challenges’
  • Presenting advances in groundwater management […]