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ISTANBUL INTERNATIONAL WATER FORUM

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Water for the Refugees


Day 2,11 May 2017, 09.00-10.45, Dolmabahçe C Hall
Convener: Global Institute for Water, Environment and Health (GIWEH)
Co-conveners: Citizen's Process Commission for the 8th World Water Forum, Asia Water Council, Korea Water Forum, AFIF Charity, Palestinian Hydrology Group (PHG), Syria Water Forum

In preparation of the 8th World Water Forum (WWF) to be held in Brazil, this session aims to engage experts, members of the international community, humanitarian organizations, the UN agencies, refugee representatives and civil society to promote the participation of civil society in the Citizen's Process and to highlight the theme, "Bring the Refugees' Voice”. The goal is to share knowledge on water challenges and solutions concerning forced displacement; as well as to highlight the importance of humanitarian aid, specifically when addressing water and sanitation.

PROGRAM DETAILS

THEMATIC SESSIONS

10th MAY - WEDNESDAY

09:00-10:00
Registration
10:00-12.30
Opening Session
12.45-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:45
Plenary Session: Water for Peace
15:45-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:45
Panel 2. Implementing and Monitoring Water-related SDGs in Turbulent Times and Areas



SIDE EVENTS

Hall: Dolmabahçe-A Hall: Dolmabahçe-C Hall: Dolmabahçe-B

10th MAY - WEDNESDAY

09:00-10:00
Registiration
10:00-12.30
Opening
12.45-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:45
Urban Water Management in Istanbul - ISKI
15:45-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:45
More than a Dam: Ilısu carries through Hasankeyf’s Cultural Heritage over the Future - DSİ
Wastewater Management in Turkey - ÇŞB