PROGRAM

8th. WORLD WATER FORUM

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AGENDA

8º FÓRUM MUNDIAL DA ÁGUA

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Cross-border cooperation in the management of international river basins and the 20th anniversary of the Albufeira Convention

Tuesday - 14:00 - 18:00

THEME

Sharing

ROOM

Room 7

DESCRIPTION

[SE-45] 

Ministry of Environment of Portugal & Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment of Spain (MAPAMA)

Portugal and Spain share five rivers and since 1998 have had a Convention that regulates the shared management of these basins. This Agreement is considered internationally as an example of shared management of transboundary watercourses and an example for many other countries in the world, especially for Portuguese and Spanish speaking countries. In the year celebrating the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Albufeira Convention, the Ministers of the Environment of Portugal and Spain will organize an event to present the results obtained during the 8th World Water Forum, dedicated to the theme "sharing water". these 20 years that will be followed by a moment of sharing successful experiences in Portuguese and Latin American countries.

Luis Morbey luis.morbey@apambiente.pt
Diana Carlos diana.carlos@sg.mamb.gov.pt