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ASEAN meets on water resources

Update: July, 26/2012 - 10:10

QUANG NINH — The 12th meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Water Resources Management, which opened in Ha Long City yesterday, focuses on reviewing recent developments and mapping out directions for future activities.

Delegates are scheduled to discuss designing a management system for water data, assessing risks and impacts from extreme climatic phenomena in ASEAN countries, and raising public awareness of and the community's participation in water-resources management.

At the three-day meeting, they would also touch upon the region's water-related events, including the 2012 Singapore International Water Week, 2012 Clean Environment Summit Singapore, and the second Asia-Pacific Water Summit.

In 2005, ASEAN approved a strategic plan of action on water resources. — VNS

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