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  • Oct 22, 2018

International events

International Conference on Water, Megacities and Global Change

In 2015, during COP21, ARCEAU-IdF co-organized in partnership with UNESCO’s International Hydrological Program an international conference on Water, Megacities and Global Change. The conference gathered almost 400 participants from all over the world with various profiles: scientists, operators, elected officials and civil society.

Main issues:

  • State-of-art on water governance in megacities
  • Highlight on innovative solutions in the water field
  • Development of an international network of megacities
     

Program:

  • 56 scientific and technical communications
  • 3 round tables on water governance and adaptation to climate change
  • 1 declaration presented at COP21 on Water Megacities and Climate Change

Follow-ups:

  • Digital and printed edition in English, Spanish and French on Water, Megacities and Global Change containing the summaries of monographs on 15 emblematic Megacities
  • Creation of a Megacities Alliance for Water and Climate
  • Organization of a second international conference on Water, Megacities and Global Change in 2020 in Paris (UNESCO-HQ)

For more information about the Water, Megacities and Global Change International Conference, please visit: http://eaumega2015.sciencesconf.org/