International Seminar on Drought Management & 2nd International Drought Initiative Meeting (IDI)

Date: 14 – 15 May 2013

Venue: Tehran, Iran

Type of Event:  International Drought Initiative Meeting


  • Head of Section of IHP Secretariat UNESCO HQ
  • Scientific Officer of World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
  • Acting Director of National Water Research Centre, Egypt
  • Assistant Director General of Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources, Oman
  • First Specialist of Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources, Oman
  • Head of Department of Ministry of Water Economy, Tajikistan
  • Head of Department of Institute for Water Resource Research and Management Serbia
  • Advisor to Director of General Institute for Water Resource Research and Management, France
  • Programme Analyst of UNDP Iraq Office, Jordan
  • Senior Advisor of Global Water Partnership (GWP) , Germany
  • Deputy Director General of International Institute for Water and Environmental Engineering, Burkina Faso
  • Chief Researcher of ICHARM, Japan
  • Senior Expert of Disaster & Emergency Management
  • Turkish Prime Ministry (AFAD), Turkey
  • And several experts from Ministry of energy, Jihad agriculture, RCUWM, Mahab Ghodss Consulting Eng. Co, Tousab Cons. Eng. and Iranian meteoroligal Org.

Number of participant: about 25 persons

The main objectives:

  • Address keynote speeches by representatives from international entities in the related fields of drought
  • Discuss and develop recommendations for scientific, technological and policy approaches, addressing drought issues.
  • Present a short report on activities and achievements of the interim secretariat of International Drought Initiative (IDI) since its establishment
  • Discuss and review the IDI Road Map as well as investigating the ways of mutual cooperation in relevant fields


Contact Info

1st Floor, No 1, Shahrsaz St., Kargozar St., Dastgerdi (Zafar) Ave., Modaress Highway, Tehran, Iran

Phone: +98 (21) 22911027-8

Fax: +98 (21) 22911028


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