Sydney, Australia

2018 DATES

14-17 October

Less than 1% of the planet surface comprises freshwater, yet it is this freshwater – our rivers, lakes and wetlands – that sustains us. Rivers underpin our economies, providing water for agricultural lands, fisheries, tourism and cities to support growing populations and diverse cultures. Today, more than ever, we need to embrace innovative practices to manage our rivers and river basins. The 21st International Riversymposium will facilitate critical thinking, focus on solutions and inspire delegates to move beyond ‘business as usual’ approaches and outcomes. This symposium will have an emphasis on training and professional development, ensure delegates have the skills and knowledge to implement and deliver what they learn.

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Riversymposium Riversymposium @riversymposium The planet is at its hottest in 115,000 years, experts say. Time to protect our rivers. https://t.co/ymn63mL6FU 2 months ago
Riversymposium Riversymposium @riversymposium Water drives job creation and economic growth, says new World Water Development Report https://t.co/jGMaeh1Uek 2 months ago
Riversymposium Riversymposium @riversymposium A global climate deal could enter into force in 2016 https://t.co/8PuQUrYVAO @WWF 2 months ago
Riversymposium Riversymposium @riversymposium The importance of coordination in water resources management: Experiences in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil https://t.co/RAVGqV4wIh 2 months ago
Riversymposium Riversymposium @riversymposium RT @ReviveOurRivers: Happy World Rivers Day! We need healthy rivers, lakes and wetlands not just for human life,… https://t.co/onXJBYbiVk h… 2 months ago
Riversymposium Riversymposium @riversymposium Looking forward to seeing positive changes for the world's water and hearing about them in Brisbane next year for the 20th #Riversymposium! 2 months ago
Riversymposium Riversymposium @riversymposium Thank you to everyone in the #Riversymposium community who participated, supported us and encouraged us for New Delhi this year 2 months ago
Riversymposium Riversymposium @riversymposium #Riversymposium saw new initiatives, a speech by Stockholm Water Prize winner Rajendra Singh, and young professionals & keynotes networking 2 months ago

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