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Eye on Asia – More Players, Smarter Rules, Better Outcomes

Organizers Asian Development Bank (ADB), Asia-Pacific Water Forum (APWF),Global Water Partnership (GWP), International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), World Wide Fund for Nature(WWF)
Date & Time Tuesday, 3 September 2013, 9:00-12:30 & 14:00-17:30
Venue Stockholmsmässan B9/10
Number of Participants 80

Program(9:00-12:30)
Facilitator:Mr. Tim Cullen, ADB

09:00-09:35
Opening Remarks & Setting the Scene
・Ms. Amy Leung, Director, Southeast Asia Urban and Water Division, ADB
・Mr. Arun B. Shresta, Senior Climate Change Specialist,Regional Programme Manager, ICIMOD
・Ms. Yolanda Kakabadse, President, WWF
・Mr. Khalid Mohtadullah, Senior Advisor, GWP
09:35-10:30
Presentations
・"Troubling Times in Headwaters, Hills and Mountains"
Dr. Shariar Wahid, Senior Hydrologist, ICIMOD
・"Energy Security Drives Growth – Basin Wide Planning for Sustainable Hydropower"
Ms. Jian-hua Meng, Sustainable Hydropower Specialist, WWF
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30
Presentation
・"Cities and Towns Need Waters, Food, and Jobs"(779KB)
Ms. Lu Shen, Senior Urban Development Specialist, Central and West Asia Urban Development and Water Division, ADB
11:30-12:00
Presentation
・"Making Rivers Healthy: Restoring the Web of Life in Large River Basins"(944KB)
Mr. Gang Lei, Freshwater Manager, WWF China
12:00-12:30
Presentations
・"Water Stewardship in the Asian Context"(648KB)
Ms. Laila Petrie, Water Stewardship Manager, WWF International
・"Perspective from a Multinational Company Working on Stewardship in Asia"
Mr. Felix Ockborn, H&M

Program (14:00-17:30)
Facilitator:Mr. Tim Cullen, ADB(556KB)

14:00-14:30
Presentations
・"Cooperation Makes It Work – Institutions for Basin Management Partnerships among Stakeholders for Better Solutions"
Dr. Lifeng Li, Director Freshwater, WWF International
14:30-16:30 Roundtable negotiations between Gorthnoram River's Upstream and Downstream Countries
(References)
・Gorthia & Noramas Map(43KB)
・The Gorthnoram River(99KB)
16:30-17:00 Conclusion of Negotiations and Discussion of Outcomes and Lessons Learned
17:00-17:25 Launch of Sanitation Financing Partnership Trust Fund
17:25-17:30
Closing Session
・Announcement of Winning Team and Session Close Facilitator: Mr. Ian W Makin, Principal Water Resources Specialist, Regional Sustainable Infrastructure Division, ADB(1.9MB)

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