United Nations/Morocco International Conference on the Use of Space Technology for Water Management Jointly Organized by the United Nations, Morocco, ESA and Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water

01 April 2014 - 04 April 2014

Discuss how space technology can contribute to better management of water resources, including combating desertification, ensuring access to safe drinking water and managing water-related emergencies in developing countries, with the following primary objectives: (i) enhance capabilities of countries on the use of space-related technologies, applications, services and information to identify and manage water resources; (ii) strengthen international and regional cooperation in this area; (iii) increase awareness among decision-makers and the research and academic community about space technology applications for addressing water-related issues, primarily in developing countries; and (iv) promote educational and public awareness initiatives in the area of water resources management as well as contribute to the capacity-building process in this area.Read more

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