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Turkmenistan|politics|November 23, 2021 / 10:08 AM
Turkmenistan joins International Hydrological Programme Council

AKIPRESS.COM - Turkmenistan was elected as a member of the Intergovernmental Council of the International Hydrological Programme for the period 2021-2025 during the 41st session of the General Conference of UNESCO, the Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan said.

The Intergovernmental Hydrological Programme is the only intergovernmental programme of the United Nations system devoted to water research and management, and related education and capacity development.

The Intergovernmental Hydrological Programme stimulates and encourages hydrological research and assists member states in research and training activities.

The main objective of IHP’s current, eighth phase (IHP-VIII 2014-2021) is to put science into action required for water security. Its eight phase focuses on six thematic areas: water-related disasters and hydrological changes; groundwater in a changing environment; addressing water scarcity and quality; water and human settlements of the future; ecohydrology, engineering harmony for a sustainable world; and water education, key to water security.

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