50 years, 50 movies on water
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of water programmes at UNESCO, the International Hydrological Programme (IHP) is organizing a series of events entitled “50 Years, 50 Movies”, to take place every 2 weeks from 25 June to 12 November 2015. In all, 50 movies on freshwater and water-related challenges, reflecting IHP programmes and actions, will be screened.
Each of the screenings will focus on a different theme reflecting IHP's work, introduced by an IHP professional or partnering expert.
The Programme's Tematic Areas of work are: Water-related Disasters and Hydrological Changes; Groundwater in a Changing Environment; Addressing Water Scarcity and Quality; Water and Human Settlements of the Future; Ecohydrology, Engineering Harmony for a Sustainable World; and Water Education, Key for Water Security.
The first episode of 50 years 50 movies on water will take place on 25 June 2015, from 13:00 to 13:45. IHP staff will address Water Education and present three movies illustrating the scope of UNESCO’s actions from informal education for children to higher education. There will also be time for discussion.
Screening will take place every other Thursday, from 13:00 to 13:45, in the Open UNESCO exhibition space, near the main entrance of UNESCO Headquarters (Fontenoy entrance):
- 6 August 2015: Water and Human Settlements of the Future
- 20 August 2015: Addressing Water Scarcity and Quality
- 3 September 2015: Water and Human Settlements of the Future
- 17 September 2015: Water education, Key for Water Security
- 1 October 2015: Ecohydrology, Engineering harmony for a Sustainable World & Groundwater in a Changing Environment
- 15 October 2015: Water education, Key for Water Security
- 29 October 2015: Addressing Water Scarcity and Quality
- 12 November 2015: Water-Related Disasters and Hydrological Changes