Signing Ceremony for the establishment of a UNESCO Category 2 Centre in Koblenz (Germany)


On 9 July 2014, the Assistant Director-General for Natural Sciences ad interim, Ms. Wendy Watson-Wright, on behalf of the Director-General of UNESCO, will sign the agreement establishing an International Centre for Water Resources and Global Change as a category 2 center under the auspices of UNESCO in Koblenz. The signing ceremony will take place in Berlin with the presence of Professor Dr Maria Böhmer, Minister of State.
The Centre will focus its activities on:
- Sustainable development and integrated water resources management through support of hydrological research, education, training and raising awareness at all levels;
- Development of tools for operational purposes,
- International networking of scientists and
- Transfer of information and knowledge are key areas of the centers operation.


Type of Event Special Event
Start 09.07.2014 09:00 local time
End 09.07.2014 17:00 local time
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Focal point Demuth, Siegfried
Organizer Permanent Delegation of Germany
Country Germany
City Berlin
Venue Federal Foreign Office, Berlin (Federal Republic of Germany)
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants
Official Website
Link 1 Category 2 institutes and centres under the auspices of UNESCO
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