IHDP Knowledge Transfer Database

GWSP Conference "Water in the Anthropocene: Challenges for Science and Governance. Indicators, Thresholds and Uncertainties of the Global Water System"

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Start date:
May 21, 2013

End date:
May 24, 2013

Bonn, Germany  

The international conference addressed the global dimensions of water system changes that are due to anthropogenic as well as natural influences. It provided a platform to present global and regional perspectives of worldwide experiences on the responses of water management to global change in order to address issues such as variability in supply, increasing demands for water, environmental flows, and land use change. The event was designed to build links between science, policy, and practice in the area of water resources management and governance, related institutional and technological innovations, and to identify ways in which research can assist policy and practice in the field of sustainable freshwater management.

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