The workshops aim to accelerate actions to address water scarcity and thereby reduce the related health, social, economic and environmental risks, by sharing practical solutions, in particular from the perspective of transboundary water cooperation and health impacts. It reviews measures to prevent scarcity and mitigate its consequences taken in transboundary basins and at the national level, identifying good practices and lessons learned and to formulate some conclusions for further activities.
The workshop brings together water practitioners, health professionals, representatives of water-using sectors and authorities responsible for addressing climate change impacts, at the national and transboundary levels, representatives of bilateral and multilateral donors, financing institutions and the private sector.
Note: Workshop agenda is subject to change
This forum hopes to challenge and inspire young water professionals with Asia about leadership in the research and innovative space and motivate their action. This will give them the opportunity to reflect on the skills and attributes they can bring to leadership in their different organisations, encourage innovative thinking and motivate the researchers among them. Its primary focus to build skills needed globally and strengthen the ability of YWP’s to engage in form of team leadership that are common in the water sector, whilst recognising that to address team leadership adequately; participants need first to build some foundation knowledge and skills.