Coastal Wetlands: Management and Protection

When, local time: 
Monday, 10 June 2013 - 9:30am to Tuesday, 11 June 2013 - 5:30pm
Where: 
France, Paris
Type of Event: 
Category 6-Expert Committee
Contact: 
Aureli, Alice - Raya M. Stephan r.stephan(at)unesco.org
The objectives of the activity are: <br /><br />1. To undertake a hydro-geological pre-assessment of the Mediterranean coastal wetlands for groundwater dependence, with identification of current and potential threats, and the scope for hydrological management intervention; <br /><br />2. To develop methodology and guidelines for hydro<br />-geological management of coastal wetlands; with wetland typology and classification for genetic origin, morphology, as i.e. bays, deltas or coastal plains and fluvial activity and functions.<br /><br />The meeting will be the opportunity to agree on the focus and the work plan.