Workshop: Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources Management in Region

Date: 13-16 October 2008

Venue: Damascus, Syria

Co-organizers: RCUWM-Tehran, PCRWR, UNESCO-IHP

Participating Countries/ Organizations: Afghanistan, China, Egypt, Germany, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan

Number of Participants: 30

Number of Female Participants: 4 (14%)


The goal of this workshop was to train the experts from countries such as: Iran, Egypt, Jordan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, India and China with the new methods of mitigating the negative impacts of Climate Change on Water Resources in Arid and Semi-arid areas,

This event was the first joint program between RCUWM, RCTWS and UNESCO Cairo Office and so was of high importance to be held successfully in Syria.