This open international conference is intended as an arena for discussions
around recent findings in the
field of integrated water resources management (IWRM).
This conference will show the major findings from the EC-funded FP6 project
The conference is open and external oral presentations are highly encouraged.
Contributions from reseachers,
water managers, river basin planners and policy makers will be emphasised.
Besides oral presentations in plenary and parallel session, break-out working
groups discussing various
IWRM-issues will ensure active participation of all attendance.
*Questions to be addressed*
* How to use research results in operational water management?
* How can the science-policy interactions and stakeholder participation be
* What are the lessons learnt and tools in IWRM
The World Water day is on the 22 March and The World Water Day 2009 website
 is now online. This year the theme for World Water Day is "Shared Water -
Shared Opportunities". Special focus will be placed on transboundary waters
Please note that a lot of new material is now available, including the World
Water Day brochure in English, French, Spanish, Arabic and Chinese - and even
*People from all over the world have contributed with information about
events and sent us photographs.*