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3rd Meeting, Global Workshop on Droughts in Transboundary…

3rd 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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10:00 – 12:15 Session 3: Drought management planning in transboundary basins
  • Moderator: Mr. Edouard Boinet, International Network of Basin Organisations
- Integration of drought management into river basin management planning, policies and actions on the national level
  • Mr. Batbayar Zeneemyadar, Water Agency, Mongolia
  • Mr. Jonatan Rodriguez, Ministry of Environment, Panama
- How are droughts integrated into transboundary water cooperation agreements and transboundary cooperation overall?
  • Ms. Victoria Gratii, Ministry of Environment, Republic of Moldova
  • Ms. Conchita Marcuello, Ministry for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge, Spain
  • Mr. José Gutiérrez, National Water Commission, Mexico
- How do transboundary basin organisations integrate droughts into river basin management planning?
  • Mr. Mohamed Fawzi Bedredine, Senegal River Basin Development Organization (OMVS)
  • Ms. Sengphasouk Xayavong, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Questions and answers
12:15 – 13:00 Session 4: Solutions for drought management in transboundary basins
  • Moderator: Ms. Sibylle Vermont, Federal Office for the Environment, Switzerland
- Launch of the Summary version of the Handbook on Water Allocation in a Transboundary Context
  • Mr. Remy Kinna, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
  • Mr. Mweshi Katongo, Ministry of Water Development and Sanitation, Zambia
  • Mr. Shephard Shereni, Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural Development, Zimbabwe
  • Questions and answers
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