Mesopotamian Water Forum to be held in Sulaymaniyah next spring
The Water Forum will see the participation of civil society actors from the entire region of Mesopotamia within the states of Iraq, Iran, Turkey, Syria.
The Mesopotamian Water Forum is an alternative civil society forum for water, an open space to give voice to those who are marginalized and excluded from the discussion about water management in the Mesopotamian region.
It will be held in Spring 2019 in Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, and will involve civil society actors from the entire region of Mesopotamia within the states of Iraq, Iran, Turkey, Syria.
The Mesopotamian Water Forum is based on the social forum model, and is part of the global world social forum process. The idea of the forum was launched during a joint meeting of Save the Tigris Campaign in the city of Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan Region if Iraq, in April 2017.
The preliminary program of the first International Mesopotamian Water Forum:
Day 1: Opening and plenary discussions
Day 2: Self-organized workshops by participating organizations
Day 3: Plenary workshops conclusions and final declaration
Registration for the Forum will open in December 2018.
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