Panel: Governance in Latin American Lakes (session in spanish)

About the Session: Panelists: Julia Pérez Sandra Guido Gabriel Vázquez Objectives: To reflect on lake basin management in Latin America, through a panel of experts from different countries, analyzing challenges and progress in the process of strengthening ILBM (Integrated Lake Basin Management) governance, in particular the aspects of participation and information, responsible institutions, financial instruments … Read more

Lake Briefs for Obtaining Information and Data for Integrated Management of Lakes and reservoirs and Their Ecosystem Services in Latin America

About the Session: Consistent with the conference theme, the proposed session focuses on the Integrated Lake Basin Management (ILBM) platform developed by the International Lake Environment Committee (ILEC) for assessing and managing lakes and other bodies of standing water for sustainable use of their life-supporting ecosystem services. ILBM focuses on achieving sustainable management of natural … Read more

Management Interventions and Long-term Collaboration Needs on the African Great Lakes

About the Session: Collaboration on the African Great Lakes to Strengthen Science and Create Solutions. In this Special Session, the African Center for Aquatic Research and Education (ACARE) will present an overview of their vision and long-term strategies for strengthening science, research, and education on the Great Lakes of Africa: Albert & Edward, Kivu, Malawi/Niassa/Nyasa … Read more

UNEP-ILEC Special Session on Mainstreaming Lakes and Wetlands in the Global Water Agenda and SDGs

About the Session: This Special Session will highlight UNEP and ILEC programs and activities regarding the state of the world’s lakes and wetlands, and the management challenges to their sustainable use, as well as highlighting their essential roles in achieving the SDGs. It also highlights the urgent need to recognize them as a significant missing … Read more

Water Solutionaries Create Waves from Great Lakes to Great Lakes

About the Session: This special session will highlight the role of hope and action in international youth collaboration on water and climate issues. Teenagers from Water Solutionaries (WS) will show and discuss Where Hope Lives, a 10-minute new film by Ben Keller about their peer-to-peer experiences working on water and climate change issues on Lake … Read more

Citizen Participation in Lake Basin Management, coordinated by Shiga Prefecture

About the Session: A case of Lake Biwa, Shiga Prefecture, Japan, will be held as a Special Session, showcasing the citizen – government collaboration in lake basin management. It will consist of several segments. They include introduction to a brief history of participatory lake basin  management, to a new designated as MLGs, or Mother Lake Goals being a … Read more