Second International Drought Initiative (IDI) meeting

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
International Drought Initiative, Regional Centre on Urban Water Management (IDI, RCUWM); United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Date:
14-16 May 2013
Location:
Iran (Tehran)

The interim Secretariat of the International Drought Initiative (IDI), the Regional Centre on Urban Water Management - RCUWM (under the auspices of UNESCO), supported by the Iranian Ministry of Energy and the Iranian IHP National Committee in collaboration with a number of UN agencies, international and regional organizations and key national agencies, are organizing the Second International Drought Initiative Meeting in Tehran, Iran. Initially planned and announced for 4-6 March 2013, the new dates of the meeting have been reset to 14-16 May 2013.

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.


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Target audience

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.


How to register

Those interested in attending this event should contact Mr Shahram Khorasanizadeh via email at sh.khorasani@rcuwm.org.ir


Keywords

Themes:
Governance, Water
Hazards:
Drought
Countries:
Iran, Islamic Rep of
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