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September 19, 2019 Thursday 10:19:38 AM IST

Meet on future of water

National Edu News

The Sustainable Water Future Programme (Water Future) of Future Earth is organizing its first international conference in partnership with Divecha Centre for Climate Change, titled 'Towards a Sustainable Water Future,' in Bengaluru. The conference will be hosted by the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru.

The conference will address the current state of global water resource challenges, future pathways and scenarios, and different technological, institutional solutions to accelerate the implementation of water-related Sustainable Development Goals and the 2030 Agenda targets with an aim of 'leaving no one behind'. Around 700 participants all across the globe are expected to attend the conference thus giving a major opportunity for academics, water practitioners, policymakers, scientists, civil society and government officials to discuss the direction that the global science community should take in order to solve myriad of challenges affecting our water systems in real time, and develop new frontiers for innovative solutions. The conference will be a forerunner to a high-level political event called the Budapest Water Summit scheduled a month after this conference. 


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