Hydro free and/or Open-source software Platform of Experts (HOPE)

Hope Initiative for Africa

The official launching meeting of the HOPE Initiative organized by the International Hydrological Programme (IHP) of UNESCO will be held from 25 to 27 June 2013 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.

The main goal of the meeting is to discuss and approve the work plan proposal to deliver in the three upcoming phases of the initiative.
UNESCO, as the coordinating partner of the initiative, invite the Steering Committee and the Consultative Expert Working Group to this three-day-meeting. The Steering Committee is composed by the African Ministers' Council on Water (AMCOW), Africa Water Resources Capacity Building Programme (AwacaB), the Southern African Network of Water Centres of Excellence (SANWATCE) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).


Type of Event Category 6-Expert Committee
Start 25.06.2013 08:30 local time
End 27.06.2013 12:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Filali-Meknassi, Youssef
Organizer International Hydrological Programme (IHP) - UNESCO
Contact y.filali-meknassi@unesco.org
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Street 7, place de Fontenoy
Room Room XI
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French
Estimated number of participants 100
Official Website
Link 1 HOPE Initiative official website
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