July 26, 2018

The Global Network Of Water Museums Becomes a UNESCO-IHP Initiative!

The Intergovernmental Council of UNESCO’s International Hydrological Program (UNESCO-IHP) unanimously voted a Resolution endorsing a worldwide network of water museums at its 23rd Session in the Paris, 15th of June 2018.

The Resolution XXIII-6 was officially submitted to the IHP Council by the Netherlands and formally supported by Canada, Italy, Portugal, Greece, Hungary, Switzerland, Iran, Morocco, Tunisia, Cuba, Mexico, Ecuador, Paraguay, Argentina, Senegal, Ghana, Nigeria, Sudan and Zambia through their Permanent Delegations to UNESCO.

The approval of the Resolution confirms future synergies of the Global Network with UNESCO with the objective to better use water museums to improve water management and to disseminate water-related knowledge through education and public awareness-raising activities, web platforms, conferences, workshops, publications, exhibitions and art performances.

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