Brasil Oyapock River (Tom Peyre Costa 2010)
Bubbles (Tom Peyre Costa 2008)
Spain Cabdella (Tom Peyre Costa 2010)
Spain Drought (Tom Peyre Costa2010)

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10th World General Assembly of the INBO
1-4 June 2016
Merida, Mexico

5-9 June 2016
Kyoto, Japan

Singapore Water Week
10-14 July 2016

World Water Week
28 August - 2 September 2016
Stockholm, Sweden

XVIth IWRA World Water Congress
29 May - 2 June 2017
Cancun, Mexico

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Tom Soo appointed as Executive Director of the World Water Council to our former Executive Director, Tom Soo, who has been appointed as Executive Director of the World Water Council !


IWRA President article in ANEAS Water and Sanitation Magazine

The Water and Sanitation Magazine - Revista Agua y Saneamiento of ANEAS (National Association of Water and Sanitation Utilities of Mexico) published an article by IWRA President Patrick Lavarde in its last issue Numero 65, March/April 2016.

This article is entitled "El agua, el empleo y la buena ciencia" (Water, jobs and good science); and highlights the relation between water, jobs (in relation with the UN-WWD 2016) and the economic sector, and the importance of collaborative water data and information sharing.

You can read it online at (in spanish), p.48-49:

XVIth World Water Congress website and Call for Papers

The XVIth IWRA World Water Congress website was launched at:
You can find on this website all the information related to this congress

In addition, the International Scientific Committee (ISC) welcomes papers for oral and posters sessions that aim to incorporate science and policy for the water challenges facing our world. Experts, academics, water professionals, and stakeholders from all disciplines – including science, policy, economics, management, and governance – who wish to present their work and research during the Congress must submit an abstracts from March 16th to September 1st 2016.
You can submit your article online at:

Water and Climate seminars - 3rd seminar on Concepts and instruments: the influence of thinking and action framework

A series of  three seminars  related  to water  and climate has been organized  in Paris, France, under  the  scientific  responsibility of  Raya Marina  Stephan  (IWRA  Board member), Alexandre Taithe (FRS) and Stéphanie Leyronas (AFD). Their objective is to highlight the reasons behind the consideration or its absence of water and climate interactions in the climate negotiations and in regional transboundary cooperation. The debates also focus on transposing concepts and tools adopted by the water and climate sectors in various geographical and social situations.

More information and registration at (document in french):


IWRA Update
IWRA Newsletter 2016 - Issue 1 (March 2016)

Classic Papers in Natural Resource Economics Revisited
Edited by Chennat Gopalakrishnan (March 2016)

Water Governance in cities
OECD (2016)