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King Talal Dam - Jordan

Understanding the linkages between energy, ecosystems and livelihoods - draft paper available for comment

How do energy, ecosystems and livelihoods inter-link? Is it all about managing impacts or are there ways to conserve ecosystems and provide greater access to sustainable energy and accomanying livelihood benefits? This background paper explores some of the issues in the workshop #1508, the final station of the Energy Journey. …  

01 Oct 2008 | News story

Barcelona Congress

Water Pavilion Agenda and Information

Water is a vital resource, and IUCN promotes progress and innovation in its management across the world. The Water Pavilion forms one of several theme Pavilions at the World Conservation Congress. All Pavilions are situated in the exhibition space at the Congress venue and are designed to provide a high profile platform for communications, networking and hospitality. …  

24 Sep 2008 | News story

Fiji

Water Journey @ World Conservation Congress

The Water Programme has created a journey for Congress participants as a guide through the Forum leading into the Business Assembly. The water journey's goal is to share knowledge, build understanding and form new partnerships; looking at watersheds as systems and finding solutions for balancing different water uses. This journey explores the success stories of IUCN's Water Programme demonstration sites and profiles the work of IUCN Members. Each event illustrates that cooperation and interdisciplinary approaches are imperative in water resource management decisions. …  

17 Sep 2008 | News story

Discussing change in water management

World Conservation Congress Session - How to succeed in a changing world: Leading change in water resources management

The IUCN Water and Nature Initiative is focused on instilling change throughout water and related sectors at national and regional levels. …  

08 Sep 2008 | Event

Mekong Water Dialogues

World Conservation Congress Session - Talking about water: Water dialogues and the private sector

Multi-stakeholder platforms that engage with the private sector are a key tool in reform of water resources governance to build equitability and sustainability. …  

08 Sep 2008 | Event

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World Conservation Congress Session - Water and Climate Change Debate: What use is nature for people and development?

Climate change is a current reality and its long-term impact will have an impact on water resources. However, other more immediate global change such as deforestation, mining, agriculture, and urban sprawl in watersheds, are threatening water resources for more than half the world’s people. …  

08 Sep 2008 | Event

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Development Dialogues at the IWA World Water Congress

IUCN is taking part in the Development Dialogues and in the Development Corner at the IWA World Water Congress in Vienna, Austria from September 8th to 12th, 2008. …  

05 Sep 2008 | Event

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People, Water, Future: Bridging divides in science, practice and capacity

IUCN is taking part in the Development Dialogues at the IWA World Water Congress in Vienna, Austria from September 8th to 12th, 2008. …  

05 Sep 2008 | News story

Stockholm World Water Week - Where the Water World Meets

A Clean and Healthy Water World

This year’s theme of World Water Week held from August 17-23, 2008 in Stockholm, Sweden was “Progress and Prospects on Water: For a Clean and Healthy World” with a special focus on sanitation.  

22 Aug 2008 | News story

Stockholm World Water Week - Where the Water World Meets

Environmental Flow Event at World Water Week

Environmental Flows and Human Well-being …  

16 Aug 2008 | Event