22 Mar 2005

Organisation: Geneva Environment Network


Welcome by Gourisankar Ghosh, Director of the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC)

Presentations by the Panelists:

  • People, water and wetlands, by the moderator Peter Bridgewater, Secretary General of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
  • Wetlands and poverty alleviation, by Kemi Awoyinka, Wetlands International
  • Integrated Water Resources Management: Nature for Water: the new dimension, by Sibylle Vermont, Swiss Agency for the Environment, Forests and Landscape
  • Healthy water, healthy ecosystems, healthy people, by Pierre Quiblier, World Health Organization

Discussion with panelists and participants & wrap-up by moderator