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

05 September 2008 | News story

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

The Dialogues provide a key reference point for international development discussions within the framework of the Vienna Congress and feature a daily programme of discussions, details of which are provided below. Eight organizations have been invited to participate in the Corner and to prepare Dialogue sessions, ranging in type from departments of national governments, through United Nations agencies to international NGOs. The partners to the Corner are respectively: Austrian Development Agency, Department for International Development – SPLASH, Arab Countries Water Utilities Association, International Union for the Conservation of Nature, Stockholm Environment Institute – Sustainable Sanitation Alliance, United Nations Human Settlements Programme, World Health Organization, World Water Council and World Wide Fund for Nature.