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Putting Water Security First at COP 16

Side Event at COP16, Cancun, Mexico on 6 December 2010

Water, Climate and Development: Linking up Development Agendas and Putting Water Security First

Time: Monday 6 December 2010 at 6.30-8.00 pm
Place: Room Águila, Cancun Messe

This side event will demonstrate the links between water, human development and climate change, discuss policy responses for COP 16, and explore financing water-related adaptation. A flyer for the side event is available for download here.
Speakers include:
•    Dr. Letitia A. Obeng, Chair of Global Water Partnership
•    Mr. Anders Berntell, Water and Climate Coalition, Executive Director, Stockholm  International Water Institute
•    Mr. Maas Goote, Head of Delegation, Special Envoy for Climate Change, the Netherlands (tbc)
•    Ms Kulthoum Omari, HBF Sustainable Development Programme Manager
•    Dr. Ursula Schäfer-Preuss, Vice President, Asian Development Bank
•    Mr. Bai Mass Taal, Executive Secretary of the African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW)
•    Mr. Rolando Castro Cordoba, Freshwater Action Network (FAN)
More information about the Global Water Partnership's participation at COP16.


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