Information meeting on “UNESCO Water! Cooperation is Key"

When :

from Thursday 20 September, 2018
10:00
to Thursday 20 September, 2018
12:00

Type of event :

Information Meeting with Permanent Delegations

Where :

UNESCO Headquarters, 7, place Fontenoy, 75007, Paris, France

Contact :

a.makarigakis@unesco.org

The session brings together representatives of the UNESCO Water Family to inform the UNESCO Member States on the cooperation within the network and its close partners in the UN system.
The purpose of this meeting is to provide Member States with up to date information on the International Hydrological Programme (IHP) and the UNESCO Water Family at large. Three speakers will showcase the network and its cooperation: Ms Blanca Jimenez-Cisneros, Director of the Division of Water Sciences and Secretary of the International Hydrological Programme, Ambassador Mary M. Khimulu (Kenya) and Mr David M. Hannah, UNESCO Chair in Water Science (University of Birmingham, UK). Mr Olcay Unver, representing UN-Water, will present this UN cooperation mechanism on water. Ms Flavia Schlegel, Assistant Director-General for Natural Sciences, will chair and open the Information meeting.