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Journée de l'OIEau - Risques d’inondation: comment les prévenir?

Le Centre National de Formation aux Métiers de l’Eau (CNFME) vous donne rendez-vous pour faire le point sur la prévention des risques d'inondation. Les "Journées de l’OIEau" sont l’occasion de bénéficier de nombreux retours d’expériences de terrain et d’échanger très concrètement autour de différentes problématiques. Échanger, s’informer, confronter ses expériences, faire le point sur l’état de l’art et les évolutions réglementaires, tel est le programme qui vous est proposé.

Barcelona+20 / Appel à contributions Confluences Méditerranée 93

La revue Confluences Méditerranée consacrera son numéro 93 au 20ème anniversaire de la déclaration de Barcelone. Ce numéro sera publié en à paraître en mai/juin 2015. Dirigeant ce projet, et souhaitant avoir une publication qui soit de très bonne qualité et force de propositions pour la coopération en Méditerranée, je souhaite dès maintenant vous annoncer cet appel à propositions.

Scholarship on International Water Governance and Transboundary Aquifers

The Law School at the University of Strathclyde is offering a PhD scholarship on International Water Governance and Transboundary Aquifers under Dr. Francesco Sindico supervision. This will be an interesting opportunity for a highly motivated individual with a sound background in International Law to undertake research in an emerging field.

Call For Papers - Tropical Agriculture: the Future of Food and Water Security in the MENA Region

From 29th to 30th January 2015 King's College London (KCL), the OCP Policy Center, the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB) and Wageningen University will organize an international conference on Tropical Agriculture: the Future of Food and Water Security in the MENA region, which will take place in Barcelona. The program will consist of twelve papers and will be organized by Mark Mulligan (KCL), Martin Keulertz (Purdue University), Karim El Aynaoui (OCP Policy Center), Eckart Woertz (CIDOB) and Jeroen Warner (Wageningen University).

MAGHRENOV project workshop on Capacity Building in EU-MPC

The MAGHRENOV project has organized a workshop on Capacity Building in EU-MPC in Barcelona (UPC university), from 19th to 20th June 2014. The objective of the workshop is to provide a working basis among the partners of MAGHRENOV project and selected actors in EU and MPC (Maghreb Partner Countries). Please find the event agenda. The workshop is oriented to generate results in:

Legal frameworks for cooperation on transboundary waters - Key aspects and opportunities for the Arab countries workshop

The Workshop will be from 11th to 12th June 2014 in Tunis, Tunisia and will discuss how transboundary cooperation can be fostered in order to improve water resources management between riparian countries, the sustainability of these shared resources and to safeguard water rights. Specifically, the Workshop will aim to increase awareness and understanding of the different legal frameworks for cooperation on shared waters resources. It will provide a platform to discuss the opportunity that the globalization of the Water Convention represents for the Arab region.

The European Water Platform latest newsletter

The European Water Platform has launched their new newsletter. The WssTP launched its new Innovation and Technology Advisory Board (iTAB). The WssTP iTAB will advise the Board on the consistency and relevance of the WssTP WG structure; evaluate and advise the board on the relevance of bottom-up proposals for new WG; monitor, guide, and supervise the quality of the work done in the individual Working Groups (WGs) and the WG structure as a whole.

UN-Water Annual International Zaragoza 2015 Conference

The post-2015 international agenda for water will be decided upon in 2015. The 2015 UN-Water International Zaragoza Conference ’Water and sustainable development: From vision to action’ will start the year by focusing on how to bring the agenda into action; a practical event on tools for implementation.

The UN-Water Conferences serve to prepare for World Water Day, focusing on "water and sustainable development" in 2015.


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