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13 December

  • Action Policy of the Water Cycle Municipal Board. Jose Ramon Entralgo [PDF – 693 KB]
  • Landscape interventions in the Ebro River in Expo2008, Francisco Pellicer [PDF – 27.7 MB] (in Spanish) – to be uploaded soon

14 December

  • Overview of the conference by Josefina Maestu (.pdf,2.07MB)
  • Streams to the sea. Stakeholders in the city: integrating and strengthening sustainable water management. John Butterworth (.pdf,3.19MB)
  • Presentations of city experiences: Belo Horizonte. Nilo Nascimento (.pdf, 3.45MB)
  • Presentations of city experiences: Lodz. Monika Dziegielewska (.pdf,854KB)
  • Presentations of city experiences: Zaragoza. Javier Celma (.pdf,2.05MB)

15 December

  • Recap and overview. Josefina Maestu [PDF – 545 KB]
  • Tools and approaches. Engaging small industries and marginalized communities, the case of Bogotá, Colombia. Monica Sanz [PDF – 3.04 MB]
  • Tools and approaches. Transitioning and strategic niche management, the cases of Birmingham, United Kingdom and Accra, Ghana. Alison Duffy [PDF – 900 KB]
  • Tools and approaches. Visioning and scenario-based planning, the case of Alexandria, Egypt, Accra, Ghana and Lodz, Poland. Carol Howe [PDF – 536 KB]
  • Tools and approaches. Promoting public participation, the case of Belo Horizonte and Porto Alegre, Brazil. Nilo Nascimento and Sonia Knauer [PDF – 3.31 MB]
  • Tools and approaches. The Future Cities Game, the case of Lodz, Poland. Monika Dziegielewska-Geitz [PDF – 1.52 MB]
  • Tools and approaches. Institutional mapping, the cases of Birmingham, London, Alexandria, Belo Horizonte, Beijing. Colin GreenTools and approaches. The city water information sharing platform, the case of Alexandria. Marc Soutter [to be uploaded soon]
  • Tools and approaches. Water demand management, the case of Zaragoza, Spain. Ramón Barberán [PDF – 240 KB] (in Spanish)
  • Pro-poor practices in urban water management. John Butterworth [PDF – 506 KB]

16 December

  • Running Out of Water: Prospects for Cities?. Peter Rogers [PDF – 1.45 MB]
  • Recap and introduction to the day. Barbara Anton [PDF – 483KB]
  • World Water Day 2011. Bert Diphoorn [PDF – 851 KB]
  • ‘Water for Life Best practices’ award, 2011 edition Josefina Maestu [PDF – 151 KB]

Side Events

Water and Development in Asia: Challenges and Good Practices for Urban Water Management in Asian Cities

  • Good Governance in the Water and Sanitation Sector, the Case of Asia. Peter Rogers [PDF – 796 KB]
  • Towards financial sustainability of water management in Asian cities. Roberto Martín-Hurtado [PDF – 182 KB]
  • Rogun Hydropower Plan Project on Vakhshriver in Tajikistan. History, development, up-to-date status. Georgi Petrov [PDF – 121 KB]

Bringing nature back into cities for water

  • Biodiversity, Water and Cities. Outcomes of CBD-COP10, Nagoya 2010. David Coates [PDF – 648 KB]

17th December 2010

  • Managing water in the City of the Future. Kalinithy Vairavamoorthy [PDF – 3.44 MB]
  • Messages and statements for World Water Day 2011. Bert Diphoord [PDF – 187 KB]
  • Communication efforts during the conference. Communication team [PDF – 706 KB]


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