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Last updated: 04/01/2006

10-12 January Tsunami Warning System for Caribbean Launch of Intl Coordination Group
for warning system for tsunamis and other coastal hazards, involving 30 Caribbean and Central American countries, and USA. UNESCO-IOC, WMO, UN-ISDR, UNEP, Caricom, OAS, etc.:http://ioc3.unesco.org/cartws/
15 January

Deadline for Water and Film festival (see 17 March)
Filmmakers are invited to submit: feature films, documentaries (52-mins max.), awareness-raising films (30 mins max.) and spots (2 mins max.). Submit to World Water Forum Secretariat: salvador.aguirre@worldwaterforum4.org.mx; www.worldwaterforum4.org.mx/

23-28 January Moving the global oceans agenda forward
3rd Global conf. on Oceans, Coasts and Islands, one focus being implementation of Mauritius Strategy since January 2005. Co-sponsored by UNESCO-IOC, UNEP, NOAA, etc. UNESCO Paris: www.globaloceans.org; http://ioc.unesco.org
26 January-1er February Sustainable management of marginal drylands
4th intl workshop for UNESCO project. Organized by Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources to review project implementation in 2005 and workplans for 2006, and train in data analysis. Islamabad, Pakistan: www.unesco.org/mab/capacity/sumamad/home.htm
22-24 February Engineering and technology for poverty reduction
Intl forum with focus on SADC countries, for senior policy-makers from public and private sectors. Co-organized by UNESCO, South African Institution of Civil Engineering, Ministry of S&T of Mozambique. Pretoria (South Africa): t.marjoram@unesco.org
27 February-1er March Conservation and sustainable development of Danube Delta
Intl conf. organized by Govt of Ukraine, with Govts of Moldova and Romania. Patronage: UNESCO, ICPDR, Ramsar Wetlands Convention, Council of Europe. Odessa (Ukraine): j.robertson@unesco.org
4-8 March Mobility of engineers WFEO
World Congress on Engineering Education. Co-sponsored by UNESCO. Budapest (Hungary) : t.marjoram@unesco.org
8 March L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards
Award ceremony at UNESCO Paris, marks World Women's Day. Press kit available: r.clair@unesco.org; www.forwomeninscience.org
16-17 March World heritage and climate change
Conf. to assess impact of climate change on sites. UNESCO Paris: http://whc.unesco.org
16-22 March 4th World Water Forum UNESCO-IHP
Convening sessions on: conflict resolution, urban water, transboundary aquifers, etc. Mexico City: www.worldwaterforum4.org.mx
17-21 March Water and Film festival
Satellite event of World Water Forum (see above)
22 March Water: a shared responsibility
Launch of 2nd World Water Development Report by World Water Assessment Programme hosted by UNESCO, marks World Water Day. Mexico City (above): www.unesco.org/water/wwap/index.shtml

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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