Water Security Conference

29.11.-01.12.16, Bangkok: Water Security Conference

The Asian region has been facing many water security problems due to multiple drivers. Key concerns are related to the availability of water supplies, waste disposal and sanitation, environmental degradation and disasters related to hydro-meteorological extremes as floods, droughts and erosion. The regional joint conference “Water Security: Challenges and opportunities in Asia” will address thematic areas that are based on the sustainable development goals of UN WATER. The overall objective is to bring together relevant expertise related to water security in Asia and to bring forth an added value for network members belonging to the organizers AIT, CNRD and SWINDON. The expected outcomes will be: creating a high-ranked platform for knowledge exchange, forging regional partnerships, transfer of water security related research and management, identifying challenges and research gaps and developing of research and ODA project proposals. More information