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The Genevaa Water Hub
b – Educatio
ion & Knowle
ledge
is proud to welcome yo
ou to the first edition off the
« Water TTalk Series »,
» on 9 February 22015,
between 177:00 and 18:4
40, at Ciné 17, Geneva.
The presentatio
ons, in Englishh or in Frenchh, will be shorrt
and impactful. Following
F
the discussions, our guests wiill
have the opportunity to shhare their thooughts around
drinks and snacks.
This series is an oppen-speech opportunity for
researchers to expose and
a
explain their ideas, their
stances on contemporary challengess linked to w
water
governance.
For this first edition,
e
we w
will have thee pleasure to
weelcome the following speakeers:
Drr. Jeremy Allouche
Pro
of. Joyeeta Gupta
(Insstitute of Develoopment Studies, Brighton)
(University of Amstterdam, UNESCO
O-IHE, Delft, Th
he Netherlands)
“W
WATER GOVE
ERNANCE: FR
ROM RIVERS
S AND WARSS TO
INDIVIDUALS”
“W
WATER IS A GLOCAL ISSUEE”
Jerremy Allouchee has 14 years of experiencee in managingg and
dessigning projeccts in the fields of water govvernance, sec urity
and
d developmeent, and intternational political econ omy
anaalysis. He preeviously workeed at the University of Oxfford,
thee Massachusetts Institutee of Technology (MIT), ETH
Lauusanne, the Swiss Graduate Institute of Puublic
adm
ministration, aand at the Graaduate Institute of Internatiional
and
d Developmennt Studies, Geeneva. He has been in chargge of
inteernational ressearch projectts and therefore has experieence
of managing larrge research and
a policy coonsortia. His w
work
hass mainly focuused on globaal political analysis and is now
leaading a numbeer of projects on West Africca and the Horrn of
Afrrica.
Joyyeeta Guptaa is professsor of environment and
devvelopment at the Amsterdaam Institute foor Social Science
Ressearch of the University of AAmsterdam and
a UNESCO--IHE
Insttitute for Water Education in Delft. She is also a mem
mber
of the
t Amsterdam Global Chaange Institute. She is editor-inchief of Internat
ational Environnmental Agreeements: Polititics,
Law
w and Econom
mics and is on the editorial board of journnals
likee Internationaal Journal oon Sustainabl
ble Developm
ment,
Envvironmental Science
S
and PPolicy, Internaational Journaal of
Waater Governaance. She is a lead author in the
Inteergovernmenttal Panel on CClimate Changge which recently
shaared the 20077 Nobel Peacee Prize with Al Gore and of the
Millennium Ecossystem Assesssment whichh won the Zaaved
Seccond Prize.
Preesentation in EEnglish.
Preesentation in English.
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This first event w
will start at 17:00 and will take place at C
Ciné 17, rue dee la Corrateriee 17, 1204 Genneva. Uni Dufour underground
parrking is the cloosest, tram annd bus stop att Place de Neuuve (tram 12 / Bus 3 ,5, 18, 36).
3 Free entraance. Howeveer, sitting spacce is
lim
mited, we thereefore ask you to
t register by sending an em
mail to [email protected]
unige.ch befo re 4 February. Priority willl be
given in order off registration.
For morre information, please contact
M. Stéph ane Kluser, Geneeva Water Hub
4
[email protected] +41 22 379 0764