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Announcement for International Advanced Training Workshop on Integrated River Basin Management (Bei
Release time: 2009-05-05

International Advanced Training Workshop on Integrated River Basin Management
July 27 to August 3, 2009

Organized by
International Research and Training Centre on Erosion and Sedimentation
Under the Auspices of UNESCO,
Beijing China
Sponsored by
International Sedimentation Initiative (ISI)-UNESCO-IHP
Ministry of Water Resources, P.R. China
Co-sponsored by 
World Association for Sedimentation and Erosion Research (WASER)
The Chinese National Committee for IHP

The integrated river basin management aims at coordinating various sectors in the river basin, to protect the safety of the people dwelling by the river and to promote sustainable use of the land and water resources, arriving at economically productive, socially equitable, and environmentally sustainable. These goals can be achieved in principle in many ways. The scientists and engineers involved in river basin management have accumulated rich experiences and taken effective methods in the integrated river basin management for a long time. IRTCES wishes to share their findings and knowledge with the persons engaging in integrated river basin management in the world.

The International Advanced Training Workshop on Integrated River Basin Management has been designed in fulfilling the demands of hydraulic engineers, managers, stakeholders and decision-makers in various countries. Through lectures, discussions, exchanges and one-day field study, the participants will improve their professional river basin management theory and knowledge, get much latest concepts, techniques and information, and establish linkage among participants.  
The general objectives of the training course will focus on the following points:

 Theory of integrated river basin management;
 Principles of water resources management;
 Measures of water and soil conservation;
 Basic knowledge of river ecology and methods restoration;
 Experiences on developing and applying technologies for integrated river basin management; and Information exchanging in the related fields

The International Advanced Training Workshop on Integrated River Basin Management, as one of major activities of the International Sediment Initiative (ISI) of UNESCO for 2008-2009, will meet the objectives of ISI “Education and capacity building for sustainable sediment management”. The workshop will also be one of the activities for the Silver Jubilee of IRTCES.
UNESCO Office Beijing is extending financial contribution for organizing this training course under ISI of IHP-UNESCO. 

The training course will be arranged in lectures, demonstration and seminars with following topics:

(1) Integrated River Basin Management
(2) Water Resources Management and Allocation
(3) River Basin Water and Soil Conservation
(4) River Ecology and its Restoration Methods
(5) Case Study: Introduction of South-to-North Water Diversion Project in China
(6) Visit to the Laboratory of IWHR(China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research)
(7) Technical Tour: Field Visit to Small Watershed Management Demonstration in Suburb of Beijing
(8) Seminar


Ms. Shi Hongling
P.O. Box 366, 
No.20 Chegongzhuang West Rd.,
Beijing, 100048, P. R. China

Tel: +86-10-68786408, 
Fax: +86-10-68411174,
Ms. Teng Yue,
Programme Assistant, Natural Science Sector,
UNESCO Office Beijing
Waijiaogongyu 5-15-3
Jinaguomenwai Compound,
Beijing 100600, China
Tel: +86-10-6532 7683
Fax: +86-10-6532 4854

Download: Announcement and Registration form of the Training Course (WORD file)

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