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2nd Meeting, Global Workshop on Droughts in Transboundary…

2nd Meeting, Global Workshop on Droughts in Transboundary Basins

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The global workshop will bring together water, agriculture, climate and environment communities as well as drought experts to jointly discuss best practices and lessons learned in addressing droughts in transboundary basins.   
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15:00 – 17:00 Session 2 : Early warning, data exchange and monitoring of droughts in transboundary basins
  • Moderator: Mr. Robert Stefanski, World Meteorological Organisation
- Overall introduction to early warning, data exchange and monitoring of droughts in transboundary basins by the moderator - Case-studies from countries, basins and regions
  • Mr. Lionel Launois, Ministry of Ecology, France 
  • Ms. Rita Filipe De Almeida, National Institute for Disaster Risk Management and Reduction, Mozambique
  • Mr. Blessings Angoni Mlowoka, International Federation of Red Cross Water Unit, Malawi Red Cross
  • Mr. Kassem Natouf, The Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands
  • Mr. Raul Artiga, Central American Commission on Environment and Development Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes
  • Ms. Rafatou Fofana, Volta Basin Authority
  • Mr. Jan Kruijshoop, International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine (ICPR)
17:00 – 18:00 Interactive discussions in breakout groups
  • Introduction by Ms. Hanna Plotnykova, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
18:15 Reception by the Federal Office for the Environment on behalf of the Government of Switzerland
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