International Symposium on Water and Culture in the Saharan regions

When, local time: 
Monday, 25 February 2013 - 9:00am to Thursday, 28 February 2013 - 6:00pm
Where: 
Adrar –Timimoune
Type of Event: 
Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Contact: 
a.otte@unesco.org
One of the objectives of the symposium is to discuss the development of a network of institutions to facilitate the dissemination of research on water and culture, particularly in the Saharan and Mediterranean regions.<br /><br />The Symposium is jointly organised by the Sahara Basin Agency (l’Agence de Bassin Hydrographique Sahara du Ministère des Ressources en Eau d’Algérie) and the Department of protection and valorization of cultural heritage of the Ministry of Culture (Direction de la Protection Légale des Biens Culturels et de la Valorisation du Patrimoine Culturel) as a contribution to the International Year of Water Cooperation 2013 lead by UNESCO.<br /><br />The second symposium will take place in October 2013 in Lisbon, Portugal. <br />