Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of UNESCO's Water Programme in Asia and the Pacific by UNESCO Office, Jakarta.

When :

from Monday 19 October, 2015
to Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Type of event :

Category 7-Seminar and Workshop

Where :

Medan, Indonesia

Contact :

Alain Michel Tchadie (

To mark at the regional level, the commemoration of the 50 Years of water programme in UNESCO, UNESCO Office in Jakarta is organizing with the participation of UNESCO Water family in Asia and the Pacific, a special event from 19 to 20 October 2015 in the city of Medan in Indonesia.
In line with the 23rd edition of the Regional Steering Committee for Southeast Asia and the Pacific (RSC-SEAP) of IHP, which will be held from 19 to 20 October 2015 in Medan, Indonesia; UNESCO Office, Jakarta will organize a half-day session dedicated to the commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of UNESCO's Water Programmes in Asia and the Pacific. The commemoration will consisted of three main activities:
- The opening ceremony, with the speeches of the Prof. Kaoru Takara, Chairman of IHP RSC-SEAP and Prof. Shahbaz Khan, Director of UNESCO Office, Jakarta
- The launching of the booklet titled: “Celebrating 50th Anniversary of UNESCO Water Programme in Asia and the Pacific: Achievements and Future Challenges”. The booklet is presenting a brief history of IHP in region and key activities as well as results of selected countries from IHD to IHP
- Presentation of success stories on the implementation of IHD and IHP programs in selected countries.
- The projection of water movies, covering different aspects of water and highlighting the actions of UNESCO in the domain of water.