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Event 2008 WORLD WATER WEEK - “High-Level Panel: The Challenge of Improved Global Freshwater Governance & The UN Watercourses Convention”

20’ Opening Session
12:15 Welcome by Chair: Lasse Gustavsson, Secretary General, WWF Sweden
12:25 Keynote speech “Managing water across boundaries: lessons to support
governance reform in transboundary basins:” Dr. Alejandro Iza, Head,
Environmental Law Centre, IUCN—The World Conservation Union, Germany

45’ High-Level Debate
12:35 Moderator:  Mr. Jean-François Donzier, Secretary General, Permanent
Technical Secretariat, International Network of Basin Organizations (INBO)
Honorable Mrs. Maureen Ballestero, Vice-President of the National
Legislative Assembly, President of the Permanent Special Commission of
Environment, Costa Rica;
Honorable Christopher Addae, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Water Resources,
Works and Housing, Ghana
Mr. Rajendra Kishor Kshetri, Acting secretary, of Water and Energy, Commission Secretariat (WECS), Nepal,
13:05 Open debate & questions
10’ Closing

Contact information Marie-Laure Vercambre, Green Cross France/ Flavia Loures, WWF-US (email: ; Flavia.Loures@WWFUS.ORG)
Phone: 01 42 24 96 07 ; cel: 06 80 04 04 81 / +1.202.640.9055
Event type Seminar
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Source Marie-Laure Vercambre, Green Cross France
Geographical coverage Sweden
Address Stockholm, Sweden
Organizer Green Cross France
Target audience International
Duration Tuesday, 19 August 2008, 12:00-13:30
Period 19/08/2008
Status Confirmed
Working language(s) ENGLISH