4th Regional Technical Workshop on the integrated assessment of the Stampriet Transboundary Aquifer System (STAS)
UNESCO – International Hydrological Programme (IHP) is organizing the 4th technical workshop on the assessment of the Stampriet Transboundary Aquifer System (Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa) within the framework of the “Groundwater Resources Governance in Transboundary Aquifers” (GGRETA) project, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). The technical meeting will be held from 5 to 8 May 2015 at Peermont Mondior Hotel, Gaborone, Botswana.
The first part of the workshop (5 – 7 May) will focus on validation of the results of the integrated aquifer assessment, and on the presentation of options for improving the management of the transboundary aquifer system through the establishment of a multi-country consultation mechanism. The second part of the workshop (8 May) will be dedicated to a training on international water law which includes a component on the linkages between international water treaties laws and institutions, national water laws, and implementation of national water laws.