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Technical Session: Drought Risk Management and Water Security on the Occasion of the seventh WWF

2019-09-18T10:08:56+03:30 12th April, 2015|

Date: 12-17 April 2015

Venue: Daegu & Gyeongbuk, South Korea

Organizer: RCUWM–Tehran

Participating Countries/Organizations: China, France, Iran, South Korea, and The Netherlands

Number of Participants: 30

Number of Female Participants: 10 (34%)


The Session invited water-related government officials and experts from the three countries in collaboration with the three Ministries. Session speakers introduced government policies and practices, and exchanged their view on the future trilateral cooperation on water resources. Mr. SHIN Hyunsuk shared a Korean development history on water resources management that South Korea had been overcome over time through development of water management policies against water crises due to climate change and urbanization. […]

International Workshop: Customizing IWRM Guidelines for Water Security in Asia and the Pacific: Challenges and Opportunities for HELP and Eco-Hydrology

2019-09-21T13:22:29+03:30 11th March, 2015|

Date: 11-12 March 2015

Venue: Jakarta, Indonesia

Co-organizers: UNESCO Office Jakarta, JFIT

Participating Countries/Organizations: Australia, China, France, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Pakistan, Philippines, Serbia, and South Korea

Number of Participants: 200

Number of Female Participants: 56 (28%)


  • Signing 3 Memorandums of Understanding (MoU’s) to promote collaboration, cooperation and networking among three UNESCO’s Category II Water Centres, namely Humid Tropical Centre (HTC) Kuala Lumpur, Regional Centre on Urban Water Management (RCUWM-Tehran), and Asia-Pacific Centre for Eco-Hydrology (APCE)

International Expert Symposium: Coping with Droughts

2019-09-21T11:37:01+03:30 19th November, 2014|

Date: 19-21 November 2014

Venue: Santiago, Chile


Participating Countries/Organizations: hydro-meteorological agencies of 14 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean

Number of Participants: 55

Number of Female Participants: 23 (41%)


  • Presenting the latest activities of the International Drought Initiative (IDI)
  • Exchanging on the state of art and knowledge gaps on drought information systems
  • Evaluation of the value of information and the effectiveness of existing information strategies from a stakeholder perspective
  • Developing integrated approaches towards effective drought risk management
  • Establishing a community of practice (research-institutions-policy) on drought management with the aim to develop solutions and proposals

International Seminar: Use of Unconventional Water in Urban Water Management

2019-09-21T11:27:40+03:30 24th February, 2014|

Date: 24-26 February 2014

Venue: Muscat, Oman

Co-organizers: Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources- Oman, RCUWM–Tehran

Participating Countries/Organizations: Australia, Canada, Egypt, France, Germany, Iran, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Pakistan, Syria, Tunisia, and Turkey

Number of Participants: Around 100

Number of Female Participants: 20 (20%)


  • Presenting outcomes of new relevant research activities
  • Sea water desalination for urban water supply
  • Use of unconventional water in artificial aquifer recharge
  • Economic analysis of wastewater reuse
  • New methods and technologies in unconventional water use
  • Water Harvesting Technologies


International Seminar: Drought Management & Second International Drought Initiative Meeting (IDI)

2019-09-21T11:22:47+03:30 14th May, 2013|

Date: 14-15 May 2013

Venue: Tehran, Iran

Co-organizers: RCUWM-Tehran, UTCO

Participating Countries/ Organizations: Afghanistan, Germany, India, Indonesia, Iran, Oman, Pakistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan

Number of Participant: 170

Number of Female Participants: 45 (27%)


  • Addressing keynote speeches by representatives from international entities in the related fields of drought
  • Discussing and developing recommendations for scientific, technological and policy approaches, addressing drought issues.
  • Presenting a short report on activities and achievements of the interim secretariat of International Drought Initiative (IDI) since its establishment
  • Discussing and reviewing the IDI Road Map as well as investigating the ways of mutual cooperation in relevant fields