(Updated: 11th April, 2012)

Asia-Pacific Synthesis and Commitment Session
at the 6th World Water Forum

Moving forward the vision of a water secure Asia-Pacific region


<Outline>
DateFriday March 16, Time: 8:30 - 13:00
VenueRegionPC 8 - Callelongue > Palais des Congres (Level 1)
OrganizerAsia-Pacific Water Forum(APWF)
Co-chairs ・Mr. Yoshiro Mori, President of the Asia-Pacific Water Forum (APWF)
・Mr. Ravi Narayanan, Vice Chair of the APWF Governing Council

<Agenda>
8:30Opening remarks
  Mr. Yoshiro Mori, President of the APWF (32KB)
8:40Regional synthesis
Presenters:
Mr. Bert Diphoorn
Coordinator, Urban Basic Services Branch, UN-Habitat
Mr. Thierry Facon
Senior Water Management Officer, FAO
Dr. Ramesh Ananda Vaidya
Senior Advisor, ICIMOD
Dr. Sang young Park
Executive Director, KWF
Mr. Toshihiro Sonoda
Program Specialist, Division of Water Sciences,
UNESCO (1.10MB)
Prof. Victor A. Dukhovny
Director, SIC ICWC
Dr. Kim Tae Hyung
Economic Affairs Officer, Sustainable Urban Development Section, Environmental and Development Division,
ESCAP (272KB)
10:10AWDO Presentation
Ms. Naomi Chakwin
Resident Director General, European Representative Office, ADB (624KB)
10:25Announcement about the 2nd Asia-Pacific Water Summit
Mr. Chaiporn Siripornpibul
Deputy Director-General, Department of Water Resources, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Thailand
10:30Coffee Break
11:00Regional commitments
Overview of regional outcomes:
Mr. Ravi Narayanan, Vice Chair of the APWF Governing Council
   Panelists:
Ms. Amy Leung
Chair of Water Community of Practice, ADB
Mr. Kenzo Hiroki
Research Principal, ICHARM
Mr. Frank Van Der Valk
Project Director, Ecosystems for Life:
A Bangladesh-India Initiative, IUCN
Mr. Michael Toh
Director of Industry Development, PUB Singapore
Mr. Thierry Facon
Senior Water Management Officer, FAO
Ms. Rhonda Robinson
Deputy Director Water and Sanitation Programme, SOPAC
Ms. Kusum Athukorala
Network of Women Water Professionals, Sri Lanka
12:20Audience interaction
12:45Toward the 7th World Water Forum in Daegu,
Korea in 2015

Dr. Eun-Kyung Park
Representative of the host of the 7th World Water Forum
12:55Close

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