APFM Events
  Flood Management events
  APFM events / Flood Management Events
  Second expert group meeting on the preparation of guidelines on flood mapping
4 -5 December 2009 in Geneva, Switzerland 

IFM Workshop for the Nile Basin Countries
23-27 November 2009 in Nairobi

For more information:  http://www.apfm.info/nairobi_workshop.htm

  Introductory seminar on Integrated Flood Management
9 November 2009 in Turin, Italy

For more information: http://www.apfm.info/newsletters/newsletter_21.htm#Topic5 
  Side event at the World Climate Conference-3
1 September 2009 in Geneva, Switzerland

For more information: http://www.apfm.info/newsletters/newsletter_21.htm#Topic2 
  Side event "Assistance for Robust Flood Management Policies"  at the Stochholm World Water Week
18 August 2009 in Stockholm

For more information: http://www.apfm.info/newsletters/newsletter_21.htm#Topic1
  National Workshop on IFM
1-2  July 2009, Nouakchott, Mauritania

For more information: http://www.apfm.info/newsletters/newsletter_21.htm#Topic2
Official launch of the IFM HelpDesk at Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2009
17 June 2009, 13h-15h
Room15, Centre International de Conférences de Genève

For more information:  
  Training Workshop on Integrated Flood Management for countries in Western Asia and the Arab region
11-14 May 2009

For more information : http://www.apfm.info/tehran_workshop.htm Flyer (PDF
), Poster(PDF

Integrated Flood Management Training of Trainers
24-28 February 2009 in Jakarta, Indonesia

For more information : http://www.apfm.info/jakarta_workshop.htm 

HelpDesk for Integrated Flood Management - Partners Workshop
12-13 November 2008 in Geneve, Switzerland

For more information : 
 APFM Advisory and Management Committee
16 June -17 June 2008 at WMO Secretriat in Geneva, Switzerland 
Abstracts are now being accepted for the Conference "Water Resource Systems Management in Extreme Conditions" within the framework of ECWATECH-2008
4-5 June 2008
Moscow, Russia
Crocus Expo Exhibition Center

For more information: http://waterextreme.sibico.com
4th International Symposium in Flood Defence
6-8 May 2008 in Toronto,Canada

For more information: http://www.flood2008.org/flood/

Expert Group Meeting on the preparation of GUIDELINES ON FLOOD MAPPING
24-26 April, 2008, Geneva, Switzerland

For more
information: http://www.apfm.info/flood_mapping.htm 

Regional Workshop on "Community preparedness and public participation for flash flood management in Europe"
29-30 October 2007 in Krakow, Poland
APFM Advisory and Management Committee
31 May -1 June 2007 at WMO Secretriat in Geneva, Switzerland 
   Outcomes of the workshop: http://www.apfm.info/newsletters/newsletter_15.htm#Topics1
  APFM Advisory and Management Committee
11-12 May 2006 at WMO Secretriat in Geneva, Switzerland 
  Coordination Meeting: Flash Flood Pilot Project in Central and Eastern Europe-Phase II
21-22 April 2006 in Poland 
  Outcomes of the workshop: http://www.apfm.info/newsletters/newsletter_11.htm#Topics03
Regional Workshop on Community Approach to Flood Management
3-5 April 2006 in Bangladesh 
  Outcomes of the workshop: http://www.apfm.info/newsletters/newsletter_11.htm#Topics02
National Workshop on Community Approach to Flood Management in Nepal
20-21 February 2006 in Nepal
National Workshop on Community Approach to Flood Management in Bangladesh
14-15 February 2006 in Bangladesh
National Workshop on an Integrated Approach to Flood Management in Guatemala
7 December 2005 in Guatemala
Outcomes of the workshop: http://www.apfm.info/newsletters/newsletter_10.htm#3
National Workshop on Community Approach to Flood Management in India
28-29 November 2005 in India
Outcomes of the workshop: http://www.apfm.info/newsletters/newsletter_10.htm#2
Meeting on the APFM Pilot Project in Central and Eastern Europe - phase II -
28-29 November 2005 in Geneva
Outcomes of the workshop: http://www.apfm.info/newsletters/newsletter_9.htm#8
Expert Group Meeting on the Social Aspects of Integrated Flood Management
25-26 November 2005 in Geneva
Outcomes of the Meeting: http://www.apfm.info/newsletters/newsletter_10.htm#1


Expert Group Meeting on the Environmental Aspects of Integrated Flood Management
6-7 October 2005 in Geneva
Outcomes of the Meeting: http://www.apfm.info/newsletters/newsletter_9.htm#1
APFM Advisory and Management Committee
17-18 June2005 in Geneva

Expert Group Meeting on the Legal Aspects of Integrated Flood Management
27-28 September 2004 in Geneva

APFM Advisory and Management Committee
21-22 June 2004 in Geneva



  APFM events / Flood Management Events

5th World Water Forum
16-22 March 2009 in Istanbul, Turkey

APFM will be present at the Forum in Session 1.3.3 "Managing Water Related Risks in Changing Climate". As part of WMO Booth (Stand 1824 in the EXPO HALL) and UN Water Stand (Stand 420 in the Foyer 4) all available outputs on flood management will be available. Flyer(PDF)

For more information: http://www.worldwaterforum5.org

International Conference on Water and Flood Management ( ICWFM-2007 )
12-14 March 2007 in Dhaka, Bangladesh

For more information: http://teacher.buet.ac.bd/icwfm/  

International Symposium on sustainable flood management
28 November 2006 in Seoul, Republic of Korea

Korea has experienced severe flooding in July 2006 and the flood claimed over 60 lives within a week. As a part of preparedness programme against such natural disaster, International Symposium will be held to collect mitigation and management experiences in the world. The symposium will be hosted by Presidential Commision on Sustainable Development (PCSD) and ministry of Construction and Transport  

  Outcomes of the Symposiumhttp://www.apfm.info/newsletters/newsletter_13.htm#Topics05

3rd International Symposium on Integrated Water Resources Management - Reducing The Vulnerability of Societies Against Water Related Risks at the Basin Scale
26-28 September 2006 in Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

In 2006, the third symposium of the series will be hosted by the Ruhr-University in Bochum, Germany. It will address the very important subject of how to cope with water-related vulnerability of societies. This vulnerability relates to many aspects of water resources: environmental risks, floods, droughts, pollution, water logging and options to create resilience against these risks.

For more information: http://www.conventus.de/water/


Innovations in Coping With Water and Climate Related Risks
25-27 September 2006 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The conference will be organised in Amsterdam in the main exhibition building. It runs parallel to the bi-annual Aquatech exhibition. The conference will offer an attractive mix of lectures and discussions between stakeholders of water and climate disciplines.

For more information:


 International Disaster Reduction Conference, IDRC Davos 2006
27 August�E September 2006 in Davos, Switzerland

IDRC Davos 2006 will push forward the vision of WCDR 2005 and will deepen the understanding of what is needed to mainstream and integrate risk management across fields. IDRC Davos 2006 will focus attention of WCDR’s priorities, while involving a wider group of risk management experts, practitioners, decision makers, and scientists with a strong emphasis on implementation at “the last mile�E

For more information: http://www.davos2006.ch/




 World Water Week in Stockholm
20-26 August 2006 in Stockholm, Sweden

The World Water Week in Stockholm is the leading annual global meeting place for capacity-building, partnership-building and follow-up on the implementation of international processes and programmes in water and development.

For more information: http://www.worldwaterweek.org


4th World Water Forum
16-22 March 2006, Mexico

The World Water Forum is an initiative of the World Water Council that has the aim of raising the awareness on water issues all over the world. The main theme of the 4th World Water Forum is Local Actions for a Global Challenge. The organizers of the 4th Forum share the belief that, regardless of their root causes, water related problems have their greatest impacts at the local level.

For more information: http://www.worldwaterforum4.org.mx/home/home.asp?lan

Integrated River-Basin Management Seminar
27-28 October 2005, Aragon, Zaragoza, Spain

For more information: http://www.encoreweb.org/WebWriteSite/WebWriteHtml/110621100704246400.php
  The 2nd International Yellow River Forum (IYRF) on Keeping the Healthy Life of the River and Modern River Basin Management
18-21 October 2005 Zhengzhou, China

For more information http://www.yellowriver.gov.cn

Download: Special session on Integrated Flood Management (PDF)
Download: Outcomes of the session-Messages to be taken to 4th World Water Forum in Mexico (PDF)

Seminar on environmental services and financing for the protection and sustainable use of ecosystems
10-11 October 2005, Geneva, Switzerland

The Seminar will take place on 10-11 October 2005, at the invitation of the Government of Switzerland. It is being prepared by the Swiss Agency for the Environment, Forests and Landscape, the UNECE secretariat of the Water Convention, in close cooperation with the World Conservation Union (IUCN) and the secretariat of the 1971 Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. Cooperation has also been sought with the UNECE Timber Committee, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe (MCPFE).

For more informaton:



The Second Southeast Asia Water Forum
29 August - 3 September 2005, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia

For more information: http://www.ssawf.com

World Water Week in Stockholm

21-27 August 2005 Stockholm, Sweden

The WMO is pleased to be an active participant in the upcoming
 World Water Week in Stockholm, which takes place August 21�E7, 2005, and will be a global gathering of leading experts from the business, civil society, governmental, inter-governmental, science and water management sectors.

For more information: http://www.worldwaterweek.org, World Water Week (PDF)


Third International Symposium on Flood Defence
25-27 May 2005 Nijmegen, The Netherlands

In Spring 2005 the International Symposium on Flood Defence (ISFD) will meet for the third time, hosted by Rijkswaterstaat in The Netherlands.

For more information: http://www.isfd3.nl


World Conference on Disaster Reduction (WCDR)
18-22 January 2005, Kobe, Japan

The WCDR was composed of three main processes, namely an intergovernmental segment; a thematic segment for knowledge exchange; and a forum for public participation. The Conference took place in the Portopia Hotel and the adjoining International Conference Center, Kobe and the Kobe International Exhibition Halls, in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture.

For more information: http://www.unisdr.org/wcdr/

International Conference on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM)
6-9 December 2004 Tokyo, Japan

For more information: http://www.waterforum.jp/eng/iwrm/

2nd International Expert Meeting on Urban Flood Management
24-25 November 2004 WTC Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Over the past decades the world has witnessed on countless occasions a growing number of floods in urban areas. Climate change and rapid urbanisation will exacerbate this trend. Flooding incidents in urbanised catchments lead to great public concern and anxiety and the impacts are often severe.

For more information: http://www.aquadeltaforum.com



Commission for Hydrology - Twelfth session (CHy-XII)
20-29 October 2004 Geneva, Switzerland

The Commission for Hydrology (CHy) provides the broad-based scientific expertise and guidance to address matters of importance to Member countries.

For more information: http://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/hwrp/chy/chy_index.html

Download: http://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/hwrp/chy/chy-XIIreport.html
International conference on Climate change
27-29 September 2004 Amsterdam RAI, The Netherlands

A challenge or a threat for water management?
Organized by the International Water Association (IWA) in cooperation with the Netherlands Association on Water Management and Aquatech Amsterdam 2004.

For more information: http://www.nva.net
Dundee Water 2004 - Good Water Governance for People and Nature: Water Roles for Law, Institutions & Finance?
29 August -2 September 2004 Scotland, United Kingdom

The conference, entitled "Good Water Governance for People and Nature: What Roles for Law, Institutions and Finance?", was held from the 29th August to 2 September, 2004 at the Apex City Quay Hotel in Dundee.

For more information: http://www.dundee.ac.uk/water/aboutus/conferences/conferences_2004.php
World Water Week in Stockholm
16-20 August 2004 Stockholm, Sweden

For more information: http://www.siwi.org



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