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14th International Symposium on River Sedimentation

The 14th International Symposium on River Sedimentation, with the theme of ‘Integrated Sediment Management in Rivers and Coasts’, has been organised by Sichuan University and takes places between 16 to 19 September 2019 in Chengdu, China.

World Hydropower Congress

Event description

The World Hydropower Congress brings together industry, government, finance and civil society to set priorities for the future of the sector. 

The 2019 Congress will be held in Paris from 14 to 16 May 2019. The event is organised by the International Hydropower Association (IHA) and hosted in partnership with UNESCO’s International Hydrological Programme. 

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Date: Tue, 05/14/2019 to Thu, 05/16/2019
Location: UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France
Type: World event

COP24: UN climate conference concludes with rulebook agreement

19 December 2018

The UN climate conference in Katowice, Poland, concluded this weekend with agreement by 196 countries on plans for a common rulebook for bringing the Paris Agreement into force by 2020.

The rulebook outlines how governments should report their greenhouse gas emissions and contributions to climate finance, as well as rules about voluntary market mechanisms such as carbon trading.

Hydropower Sustainability Guidelines

The Hydropower Sustainability Guidelines on Good International Industry Practice define expected sustainability performance for the hydropower sector across a range of environmental, social, technical and governance topics.

Climate change negotiations: what’s at stake at COP24?

Twelve months after the UN Climate Conference in Bonn (COP23), the Polish city of Katowice hosts COP24.

Despite important progress in the intergovernmental negotiations, we have not done enough, we are not doing enough, and we are witnessing the consequences of climate change. Heat waves and drought, rising tides and severe flooding have all reared their heads during 2018.

Event: The 38th IAHR World Congress, 'Water – Connecting the World'

The 38th IAHR World Congress, with the central theme 'Water – Connecting the World', will take place between 1 and 6 September 2019 in Panama City, Panama.

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