Tuesday, October 17, 2006

U.S. to host 2007 UNESCO Hydrology Meeting

Cajas National Park, Ecuador. (Image: Alison Clayson. © UNESCO)

The newly formed U.S. National Committee for UNESCO's International Hydrology Program (IHP) will host a regional meeting in the Spring of 2007.

The U.S. National Committee for the International Hydrological Program will:
* Provide programmatic advice to IHP

* Assist in supporting other UNESCO water resources activities

* Represent US domestic and international water activities to UNESCO

* Support IHP training, research, and capacity building efforts from a U.S. perspective

* Recommend and support the participation of other US water programs in the IHP

* Advise the U.S. Government on its participation in UNESCO and the IHP.

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