Global Workshop on Water Allocation

16 - 17 October 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland

The global workshop on water allocation in transboundary basins will be organized in the Palais des Nations in Geneva on 16 and 17 October 2017, followed by the fifth meeting of the Task Force on the Water-Food-Energy-Ecosystems Nexus on 18 October, 2017.

The objective of the workshop is to support sustainable development and equitable transboundary arrangements on water allocation. The workshop aims to increase understanding and knowledge of criteria, mechanisms, tools and good practices for water allocation in transboundary basins and aquifers. The programme will highlight opportunities in water allocation but also limitations, stressing the need to complement it with other approaches such as sharing benefits from water resources, increasing water use efficiency and managing demands to satisfy multiple water needs.

The workshop is organized in cooperation with the Global Environment Facility’s project International Waters Learning Exchange and Resource Network (IW:LEARN), the Geneva Water Hub, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

The working languages will be English, French, Russian and Spanish.

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