25.04.2014 - UNESCO Office in Jakarta

UNESCO - IHP International Conferences on Sustainable Landscapes

In partnership with two Australian universities, UNESCO Office, Jakarta is organizing two international conferences in Sydney and Canberra on 8-11 July 2014.

The PERI-URBAN 2014 International Conference is organized in partnership with the University of Western Sydney under the topic ‘Peri-Urban Landscapes; Water, Food and Environmental Security’ on 8 -10 July 2014.

The Sustainable Landscape Futures International Conference will take place at the University of Canberra on the theme ‘Sustainable Landscape Futures: Solving complex problems through sustainability science’ on 10 - 11 July 2014.

These two International Hydrological Programme's major events will analyze how integrated science for sustainable development or sustainability science can support the management of natural resources in changing peri-urban landscapes in order to solve the great challenges of our time such as securing water, environment, and development in future landscapes.

The two activities will bring together IHP experts, teachers, students, water managers and other stakeholders to discuss and develop policy driven scientific research to improve the links between land and water management and the needs of society.

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