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Hydrological Sciences and Water Security: Past, present and future

Hydrological Sciences and Water Security: Past, present and future
  • UNESCO-International Hydrological Programme (IHP). June 2014
  • "This colloquium summary is the continuation of a series of biennial international scientific meetings organized jointly by the International Hydrological Programme (IHP) of UNESCO and the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) in the fields of water resources research. The 11th Kovacs Colloquium took place on 16 and 17 June 2014 at UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, and addressed the emergence and development of water security concepts over the past decades, the state of present day ideas and opinions and looked to likely developments in the future. A special emphasis is made on the new phase of UNESCO-IHP which aims to improve water security in response to local, regional, and global challenges through multidisciplinary and environmentally sound approaches to water resources management. Some 13 keynote papers are presented within the Colloquium summary."
  • Geographical coverage: Global
  • Main themes: Capacity building, Climate change, Energy, Hydrology, Information and data, Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), Monitoring, Water availability, Water governance, Water management, Water operators, Water quality, Water security
  • Main target audience: Researchers, Scientists, Water managers, Water operators
  • Main purpose: Assessment, Impact evaluation, Technical
  • Type of resource: Assessment report, Proceedings, Research study
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Published in 2015