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Event The European Geosciences Union General Assembly General Assembly: "Water science: source of conflict or cooperation?"

Can science play a role in preventing conflicts to emerge around water, and if so which? And what role could water professionals play to foster cooperation over water?

During the European Geosciences Union General Assembly General Assembly (Vienna, Austria, 13 – 18 April 2008). A session entitled "Water science: source of conflict or cooperation?" will try to answer these questions, and you are invited to submit an abstract for the presentation of a case study or a
paper. The deadline for the submission of Abstracts is 15 January.

The session is convened by P. van der Zaag (Water Resources Management UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education), with the following co-conveners: C. McCulloch (Oxford University Centre for the Environment), P. O'Connell (School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, University of Newcastle), G.
Crescimanno (ITAF, Università di Palermo), and I (UNESCO-International Hydrological Programme).

The EGU General Assembly will bring together geoscientists from all over Europe and the rest of the world into one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences. Especially for young scientists the EGU appeals to provide a forum to present their work and discuss their ideas with experts in all fields of geosciences.

Contact information Léna Salamé, Project Coordinator,UNESCO, Division of Water Sciences: 1 Rue Miollis, 75015 Paris, FRANCE (email:
Phone: + 33 (0)1 45 68 41 80 ; Fax: + 33 (0)1 45 68 58 11/29
Event type Conference
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Geographical coverage Austria
Address Vienna, Austria
Organizer EGU2008: European Geosciences Union, General Assembly 2008
Target audience International
Period [13/04/2008 - 18/04/2008]
Status Confirmed
Working language(s) ENGLISH