Water Security Challenges through Scientific Cooperation

When, local time: 
Thursday, 6 June 2013 -
8:00am to 6:00pm
Germany, Koblenz
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop

Human activities have disrupted the natural hydrological and ecological regimes. Besides, the societal and environmental challenges linked to water-related issues are staggering in many cases. Moreover the vulnerability of societies have increased and the number of fatalities as well as the economic damages caused by water-related disasters, such as floods, droughts and landslides is dramatically increasing worldwide.

To deal with the complex, global and climate change, population growth, uncontrolled urban expansion, and land use changes holistic, it is necessary to have multidisciplinary and environmentally approaches to water resources management in order to address water security challenges.