Round table discussion on the “Right to Water and Sanitation”

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On 25 October 2013 a joint contribution to the International Year of Water Cooperation will be organized. It will be specially focused on one of the key messages which is entitled “Water cooperation is a key to poverty eradication, social equity and gender equality”.
The meeting will be opened by the Director-General of UNESCO. It will consist of a key note speech and a panel discussion with legal and technical experts from Germany as well as representatives of the IHP, IHE, academia and civil society.


Type of Event Category 6-Expert Committee
Start 25.10.2013 10:30 local time
End 25.10.2013 12:30 local time
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Focal point Demuth, Siegfried
Contact Mr Streckert, Jens (
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters (Fontenoy)
Street 7, Place de Fontenoy
Room Room IV
Permanent Delegation Contact Permanent Delegation of Germany to UNESCO
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French
Estimated number of participants Between 70 and 100
Official Website
Link 1 Water Cooperation
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