Management and protection of coastal wetlands


In the frame of the project on « Management of coastal aquifers and groundwater » of the Medpartnership, the International Hydrological Programme (IHP) of UNESCO is organizing the experts meeting on the “Management and protection of coastal wetlands”.

The meeting will gather national experts from 13 Mediterranean countries as well as international experts from the University of Cartagena, the Polytechnic University of Cataluna, the Spanish Geological Survey (IGME), the University of Valencia, the Environment Agency (UK) and MedWet. The aim of this meeting is to present and to discuss the results achieved and to elaborate the expected outputs.

The first objectives of the meeting are to present the results achieved so far:
- Detailed presentation of the country reports by the national experts
- First part of the regional report by the international experts
- First draft of the hydrogeological map of the seleted coastal wetlands

The meeting will also agree on the expected final products:
- Identification of selected case studies
- Final version of the hydrogeological map of the selected coastal wetlands
-Geo-referenced information system
- Guidelines and recommendations


Type of Event Working group
Start 12.06.2014 09:30 local time
End 13.06.2014 17:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Stephan, Raya
Country France
City Paris
Street 7, place de Fontenoy
Room Room XV
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French
Estimated number of participants
Official Website
Link 1 MedPartnership website
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