• Wednesday, July 22, 2020

  • CUI

  • Shama Munir

The two-day workshop sponsored by UNESCO was attended by 38 participants from a total of 12 countries in Asia Pacific (Australia, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, People’s Republic of China, Philippines) and Africa (Namibia, Nigeria, Sudan). The workshop brought together policy makers, UNESCO Chairs, Authorities in HELP river basin in Asia Pacific and Africa, IHP Malaysia local partners, as well as experts, universities and other stakeholder. 

The overall objective of the workshop is to improve understands the climate change impact on water resources and water-related disasters, and in this regards upscale existing local approaches in IWRM for water security in order to strengthen Asia-Africa Cooperation. During, a presentation was given by Dr. Asma Younas regarding the role of COMSATS, UNESCO Water Chair, in Knowledge Systems for Integrated Water Resources Management and water related activities of COMSATS Institute of Information Technology. 

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