[SDI-Africa] UN/IAF Workshop - Use of Space Technology for Water Mgt.
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Sixteenth UN/IAF Workshop on the Use of Space Technology for Water Management
29-30 September 2006
Held in conjunction with the 57th International Astronautical Congress
Co-sponsored by European Space Agency (ESA)
The Workshop will discuss how space technology can contribute in management of water resources, including combating desertification, ensuring access to safe drinking water and managing water-related emergencies, such as floods, tsunamis and mudslides as well as epidemiological, sanitary and humanitarian aspects of such emergencies.
Within the limited financial resources available to the co-sponsors, a number of selected participants from developing countries will be offered financial support to attend the Workshop and IAC. Funded participants will be provided with round trip air tickets between the international airport of their home countries and the International Airport at Valencia, Spain. The funded participants will also be provided with daily subsistence allowance to cover board and lodging for the duration of the Workshop and IAC. Any en-route expenses or any changes made to the tickets will be at the participant's own expense.
Deadline for applications: 1 July 2006.
Participants who are selected and funded by the co-sponsors will be able also to attend the IAC, which will take place from 2 to 6 September 2006 in Valencia, Spain.
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