Workshop report on Regional Workshop on Transboundary Water Cooperation in the context of the SDGs in South Asia and beyond, 23-24 May 2017, Pokhara, Nepal (2017)

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The workshop commenced with a synopsis on current international agreements on transboundary waters and overview of transboundary cooperation in Asia. The water experts from Asia led the session on ‘Insights from cooperation in major Asian river basins’. The session on overcoming challenges to transboundary cooperation in Asia was the third session with the key note on ‘Conflict avoidance and dispute settlement mechanisms’. ‘Transboundary water cooperation in the context of the SDGs’ session was concluded with a group activity while the session on ‘Making transboundary water cooperation more inclusive’ covered three topics including transboundary water cooperation, public and civil society participation, transboundary water cooperation and gender equity and involving youth in transboundary cooperation and Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM)’
Language: English
Imprint: Global Water Partnership Pokhara, Nepal 2017
Pages: 49
Note: Dr Aditi Mukherjee, Theme Leader (Water), International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)presented paper on "Transboundary floods and how regional flood information systems as well as community based flood early warning can help", pp. 22-23.
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