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ICIWaRM Welcomes Dr. Richard Meganck

Published April 18, 2011
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ALEXANDRIA, VA—April 18, 2011. Dr. Richard Meganck of Oregon State University recently joined the International Center for Integrated Water Resources Management (ICIWaRM) as a visiting scholar. His work with ICIWaRM focuses on facilitating technical and capacity development partnerships with other UNESCO water centers around the world. He will be attending the upcoming meeting of the U.S. National UNESCO International Hydrological Programme Committee.

Dr. Meganck is the former Director of the UNESCO Institute for Water Education (IHE) in Delft, Netherlands. Prior to that he was Director of the UN International Environment Technology Center and Director of the Regional Seas Program for the Caribbean with the UN Environment Program. Dr. Meganck was the Director of Sustainable Development and Environment with the Organization of American States. He began his career as a Peace Corps volunteer in Latin America. He brings decades of experience in international water resources management and development to ICIWaRM.

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ICIWaRM is a UNESCO Category 2 water centre headquartered at the Institute for Water Resources in Alexandria, VA. ICIWaRM is a consortium of U.S. Government agencies, university departments and non-governmental organizations committed to working together in support of the strategic program objectives of UNESCO’s International Hydrological Programme (IHP). The overall mission of ICIWaRM is the advancement of the science and practice of integrated water resources management (IWRM) to address water security and other water-related challenges by regional and global action.

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