Brasil Oyapock River (Tom Peyre Costa 2010)
Bubbles (Tom Peyre Costa 2008)
Spain Cabdella (Tom Peyre Costa 2010)
Spain Drought (Tom Peyre Costa2010)

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29 May - 2 June 2017
Cancun, Mexico

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A. Akhmouch s article in Water Journal: Practicing What We Preach with the OECD Water Governance Initiative

Practicing What We Preach with the OECD Water Governance InitiativeAziza Akhmouch, one of our Executive Board member and Head of the Water Governance Programme of the OECD, associated with Delphine Chavreul (OECD) to write an article in Water bringing to light the lack of evidence-based assessment on how engagement processes contribute to water governance objectives.
This article addresses this research gap by presenting key findings and policy guidance from a study by the OECD on Stakeholder Engagement for Inclusive Water Governance
Link to the article here

IWRA past President's article in The National

Co-inciding with the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)'s meeting on water in Istanbul, Dogan Altinbilek has written in the Arab Emirates journal "The National" about the challenging lack of data and science about water resources and usage. You can read the article here.

IWRA Board members article in South China Morning Post

James Nickum and Frederick LeeJames Nickum and Frederick Lee, two of our Executive Board members, associated to write an article bringing to light the complexity of Hong Kong's choice relating to water politics.
You can find the article in the South China Morning Post, here

XVIth World Water Congress website and Call for Papers

The XVIth IWRA World Water Congress website was launched at:
You can find on this website all the information related to this congress

In addition, the International Scientific Committee (ISC) welcomes papers for oral and posters sessions that aim to incorporate science and policy for the water challenges facing our world. Experts, academics, water professionals, and stakeholders from all disciplines – including science, policy, economics, management, and governance – who wish to present their work and research during the Congress must submit an abstracts from March 16th to September 1st 2016.
You can submit your article online at:


IWRA Update
IWRA Newsletter 2016 - Issue 1 (March 2016)

Water Governance in cities
OECD (2016)