Nairobi meeting discusses plight of freshwater resources meeting
from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya
NAIROBI – OVER 30 ministers and experts from around the world will identify solutions to a range of freshwater threats at the inaugural International Environment Forum for Basin Organisations which is being held in response to the escalating depletion and pollution of surface and groundwater resources.
The event is scheduled for Nairobi, Kenya on Friday.
The first International Environment Forum for Basin Organizations will identify how legal, policy and institutional arrangements of basin organizations can be strengthened to effectively implement internationally agreed goals, in particular environmental goals and objectives of Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs).
The forum will bring together key stakeholders in the management of freshwater basins from all around the world, such as ministers of water and the environment, heads of basins organizations, UN Agencies and other relevant international organizations, financial institutions, MEA Secretariats, civil society and academia.
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is organising the event.
– CAJ News
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