05 Jun 2003

Venue: International Environment House I | Room 3

Organization: Geneva Environment Network


Welcome by Frits Schlingemann, Director, Regional Office for Europe and Regional Representative, United Nations Environment Programme

Introduction by the moderator, Philippe Roch, Director, Swiss Agency for the Environment, Forests and Landscape

Presentations by Panel of Experts:

  • Delmar Blasco, Secretary-General, Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
  • Maarten Blokland, Acting Director, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education
  • José Maria Figueres, Senior Managing Director, World Economic Forum
  • Jürg Gerber, Vice-President, Environment, Alcan Europe
  • José Augusto Hueb, Water, Sanitation and Health, World Health Organization

Discussion with panelists and participants & wrap-up by moderator