World Summit on Sustainable Development -- Side event on sustainable management of water resources

26/08/2001

Side event at the Water Dome

Room 3 "Indus"

On 31 August at 17h00

Sustainable Management of Water Resources:

The Need for a Holistic Ecosystem Approach

Running out of Freshwater or Maintaining Freshwater Through an Ecosystem Based Approach - An Easy Choice

Organized by the

Swiss Agency for the Environment, Forests and Landscape

Mr. Philippe Roch, Director General

In partnership with

The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands

Mr. Delmar Blasco, Secretary General

and

WWF

Mr. Jamie Pittock, Director of the Living Waters Programme

Policy paper for discussion: "Sustainable Management of Water Resources: The Need for a Holistic Ecosystem Approach -- Running out of Freshwater or Maintaining Freshwater Through an Ecosystem Based Approach - An Easy Choice"

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