Second International Drought Initiative (IDI) Meeting

When, local time: 
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 - 9:00am to Thursday, 16 May 2013 - 6:00pm
Iran (Islamic Republic of), Tehran
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Shahram Khorasanizadeh, email:

The International Hydrological Programme (IHP) of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Ministry of Energy, I. R. Iran have recently launched the International Drought Initiative (IDI) to act as a platform for networking between international entities active in the field of drought.

The main purpose of this meeting would be finalizing the IDI road map and determining its future activities and action plan. The meeting aims at providing and exchanging information on lessons learnt and improving responsiveness towards droughts. The meeting will bring together experts and highly skilled professionals to debate openly drought issues and discuss the IDI road map.

As designed, the target audience will be top and mid-level managers, professionals, and decision makers in the domains of drought as well as disaster management from selected entities around the world as well as national entities from Iran.
Those who are interested to attend this event should contact Mr Shahram Khorasanizadeh at earliest convenience.