World Water Week

01.09.13 - 06.09.13

The year 2013 has been declared by the UN General Assembly the “International Year of Water Cooperation”. The questions to be addressed in 2013 include: why do we need to cooperate, on what, for what aim, at what level, with whom and, not least, how?

Perspectives for building partnerships, advance future water cooperation and find solutions to the world’s water related challenges will be explored.

The findings and recommendations of the TEEB for Water and wetlands report  will be presented at a side event to take place on 2nd September 2013.

World Water Week will take place in Stockholm, Sweden from 1 to 7 September 2013 and is organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute.

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Programme TEEB for Water and Wetlands Side event, 2 September 2013

12:45    Opening Remarks. Dr. Nick Davidson, Ramsar Secretariat

12:50    Presentation of the key messages and findings of the TEEB for Water & Wetlands Report, Mr. Andrew Farmer, Institute for European Environmental Policy

13:05    Panel discussion, perspectives on relevance of the report and integrating the findings into the decision-making process

  • Mr. David Coates,  Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
  • Mr. James Dalton, International Union for the Conservation of Nature
  • Ms. Gabriela Grau, Global Water Partnership
  • Ms. Violaine Berger, World Business Council for Sustainable Development.

13.25  Question and Answer session

13.40  Conclusions and Wrap-up

 

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