IUCN Water and Climate Change Programme was invited to share their experience in Water Resource Management and Climate Change adaptation and mitigation in the Middle East and North Africa Environment, Science, Technology, and Health (ESTH) Hub Regional Conference on April 7th in Amman.
The ESTH Hub covers Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, the Palestinian Authority, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, and Yemen. The Hub focuses on transboundary and common issues in the region, such as climate change, desertification, solid waste, and water resource management, as well as environmental health, and infectious and non-communicable disease issues.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature – Regional Office for West Asia (IUCN ROWA) discussed regional water and food security issues, through highlighting the main activities of the Water and Climate Change Programme and its projects. They also highlighted what they will be presenting at the World Water Forum 2015.
IUCN, members and partners have attended the World Water Forum 2015 to share the Regional Knowledge Network on Water and its new knowledge.
RKNOW was launched at a side event at the World Water Forum 2015, South Korea. With a title "The Regional Network on Water (RKNOW): Sharing experience & Knowledge in the MENA Region" the event will present the newly created Regional Knowledge Network on Water (RKNOW) that assists in strengthening the application of systematic approaches to water management and governance and aims to influence the policy and decision making processes as a means to enhance good governance in the water sector.
For more information, kindly contact:
Mufleh Abbadi, Water and Climate Change Programme manager at: