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The Loire-Britain Water Agency reviews the Mekong Youth preparation meeting of last October

05 March 2015

Front page of the newsletter #77 by the Loire-Britain Water AgencyNewsletter #77 by the Loire-Britain Water Agency (PDF - 2.68 Mb | French-only)

In its latest newsletter, the Loire-Britain Water Agency published a small article on the preparatory seminar to the next World Water Forum (South Korea, April 2015), held in October 2014 in the city in Vientiane, Laos.

The ISW contributed to the event through a meeting of 14 young representatives, all from the countries along the Mekong River. Such representatives will be called to participate in the Forum in April. They were present in Laos during the discussions and field visits and had even the opportunity to write their own recommendations for better water resource management in the Mekong basin, subsequently synthesized in an official statement.

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Strengthening the governance of the Great Lakes basin, the Saint-Lawrence river and its gulf as a whole

01 December 2014

Official premiere of the "Great Cities, Great Lakes, Great Basin" exhibition (Baie-Saint-Paul, Quebec, 24 September 2014)

On 24 September 2014, the official opening of the traveling exhibition "Great Cities, Great Lakes, Great Basin" was held in Baie-Saint-Paul (Quebec). Its purpose is to promote the importance of the Great Lakes Basin, North America's economic, industrial and agricultural hub, and to raise awareness about the need to guarantee its environmental protection (see our previous article for more insight on the exhibition: Towards a participatory and sustainable governance of the Great Lakes, the Saint Lawrence river and its Gulf).

After the jump, you can see the photos of the exhibition and the opening ceremony!

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ISW participates in the Fair of Organizations to conserve the Saint Lawrence river (Cornwall, Ontario)

01 December 2014

The ISW stand at the Fair of Organizations concerned by the Saint-Lawrence conservation (Cornwall, Ontario)The ISW stand in Cornwall, Ontario.The International Secretariat for Water (ISW) participated as part of its Americas Program in the Fair of Organizations concerned by the Saint-Lawrence conservation. The ISW showed its work to promote an integrated participatory management of the Great Lakes, the Saint-Lawrence river and its Gulf.

The Fair was organized by the Saint-Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences and by the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne.

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From left to right:     Henry Lickers (Mohawk Council of Akwesasne), Vladimir Arana (International Secretariat for Water), Curtis Lazore (Mohawk Council of Akwesasne)From left to right: Henry Lickers (Mohawk Council of Akwesasne), Vladimir Arana (International Secretariat for Water), Curtis Lazore (Mohawk Council of Akwesasne).Vladimir Arana, ISW Program coordinator for the Americas, standing on the standVladimir Arana, ISW Program coordinator for the Americas, standing on the stand.

 

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