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IFNet Newsletter Vol. 9
January 7.2003 / IFNet secretariat

-Toward Establishment of IFNet-
1. "Flood Days" are March 18 and 19,2003 during the Third World Water Forum.
There are 13 flood sessions at the Kyoto International Conference Hall.

1. "Flood Days" are March 18 and 19,2003 during the Third World Water Forum. There are 13 flood sessions at the Kyoto International Conference Hall.
Title of proposed Session Convening Organization(s) Date Time Room
Opening Plenary IFNet Preparatory Unit,Water in Rivers Secretariat(Japan) March 18 9:00-11:00 Main Hall
Integrated Flood Management World Meteorological Organization(WMO) March 18 12:30-18:30 Room
B-1
People,Flood,and Vulnerability in South Asia Bangladesh Unnayan Parished(Bangladesh) March 18 12:30-15:15 Room
B-2
Sediment-related Issues Sediment-related Issues Committee(Japan) March 18 15:45-18:30 Room
B-2
The flood control measure over the Kamo River in Kyoto, a Historical City Kyoto Prefectual Government(Japan) March 18 12:30-15:15 Room
B-2
Poverty and Floods Ministry of Land,Infrastructure and Transport(Japan),Japan International Cooperation Agency(Japan) and Asian Development Bank(ADB) March 18 15:45-19:30 Room D
Flood Mitigation IFNet Preparatory Unit,Water in Rivers Secretariat(Japan) March 18 15:45-19:30 Room D
Recurrent Floodsin Cities of Latin America Federal University of Rio Grande Sul(Brazil) March 18
March 19
12:30-18:30 8:45-11:30 Room K
Flood Mitigation in Urban Areas Water Resources Committtee,Chinese Institute of Civil and Hydraulic Engineering(Taiwan)
Spatial Development on water and wetlands in Europe(SPID'O) Netherlands Water partnership(Netherlands)
Cities and Flood Risks Disaster Mitigation Institute(India)
Integrated Flood Management in Deltas and Low-land River Regions Ministry of Transport,Public Works and Water Management (Netherlands) March 19 8:45-11:30 Room
B-1
International Flood Network(IFNet) IFNet Preparatory Unit,Water in Rivers Secretariat(Japan) March 19 8:45-11:30 Room
B-2
Flood Warning Dissemination DHI Water & Environmet(Denmark) March 19 8:45-11:30 Room D
Wrap Up Plenary IFNet Preparatory Unit,Water in Rivers Secretariat(Japan) March 19 13:00-14:30 Main Hall

At the Opening Plenary, Mr. Obashi (Secretary General of WMO, proposed), General Flowers (US Army Corps of Engineers, proposed) and others will have keynote speeches. At the Wrap up Plenary, International Flood Network will be officially established. Various flood organizations will come to Kyoto from all over the world and discuss flood issues from many aspects in the "Flood Days" to input the Statement for the Ministerial Conference.

We made "Flood Days" Poster. Please let me know, if you need.

Issued by IFNet Preparatory Unit, "Water in Rivers" Secretariat e-mail: waterinrivers@idi.or.jp


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