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Ihlet Lifewater Concept
A Cross-Border SDI Approach
From Local to Global

Thursday, July 1, 2010
Venue: Kölcsey Convention Centre, Debrecen, Hungary

Provisional agenda

11:00-11:45

Entry of participants & Registration of participants

11:45-12:00

Opening remarks by Béla Jarolics, Secretary-General, Ihlet Centre of Environmental, Social and Economic Issues Non-Profit Ltd. (Hungary)

12:00-12:30

Parallelism between the Orhon and Tisza Rivers?
-- A Similar Initiative from Asia

Chair: Stephen Vaughn Price, Solid Waste Program Director, Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council (AK, USA)
Moderator: János Szász, Director of Development , Ihlet Centre of Environmental, Social and Economic Issues Non-Profit Ltd. (Hungary)
Presenter: Narantuya Damdinsuren, Researcher National Univ. of Mongolia (Mongolia)

12:30-13:00

Parallelism between the Araks and Tisza Rivers?
-- A Similar Initiative from Asia

Chair: Stephen Vaughn Price, Solid Waste Program Director, Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council (AK, USA)
Moderator: János Szász, Director of Development , Ihlet Centre of Environmental, Social and Economic Issues Non-Profit Ltd. (Hungary)
Presenter: Aram Gevorgyan, Vice-President, GeoInfo Ltd. (Armenia)

13:00-13:30

Parallelism between the Mara and Tisza Rivers?
-- A Similar Initiative from Africa

Chair: Stephen Vaughn Price, Solid Waste Program Director, Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council (AK, USA)
Moderator: János Szász, Director of Development , Ihlet Centre of Environmental, Social and Economic Issues Non-Profit Ltd. (Hungary)
Presenter: George Okoye Krhoda, Research, Environment and Development Consultants Ltd. (Kenya)

13:30-14:00

Lunch

14:00-15:00

Parallelism between the Congo and Tisza Rivers?
-- A Similar Initiative from Africa

Chair: Kevin Mark Urbancyzk, Director of Rio Grand Research Center, Sul Ross State University (TX, USA)
Moderator: Igor Bujko, Director East Department, Ihlet Centre of Environmental, Social and Economic Issues Non-Profit Ltd. (Belarus)
Presenter: George Okoye Krhoda in lieu of Michel Gollo, Ihlet Partner and Prof. Jean Luc Dimi, Professor, Brazzaville University Marien N’Gouabi (Congo)

15:00-15:30

Parallelism between the Volta and Tisza Rivers?
-- A Similar Initiative from Africa

Chair: Kevin Mark Urbancyzk, Director of Rio Grand Research Center, Sul Ross State University (TX, USA)
Moderator: Igor Bujko, Director East Department, Ihlet Centre of Environmental, Social and Economic Issues Non-Profit Ltd. (Belarus)
Presenter: Richard Twum, Executive Director, Volta Basin Development Foundation (Ghana)

15:30-16:00

Coffe Break

16:00-16:30

Parallelism between the Rio Grande and Tisza Rivers?
-- A Similar Initiative North America

Chair: Narantuya Damdinsuren, Researcher National Univ. of Mongolia (Mongolia)
Moderator: Prisca Wambui Mwani, Social Worker, Free Pentecostal Fellowship (Kenya)
Presenter: Kevin Mark Urbancyzk, Director of Rio Grand Research Center, Sul Ross State University (TX, USA)

16:30-17:00

Parallelism between the Yukon and Tisza Rivers?
-- A Similar Initiative North America

Chair: Narantuya Damdinsuren, Researcher National Univ. of Mongolia (Mongolia)
Moderator: Prisca Wambui Mwani, Social Worker, Free Pentecostal Fellowship (Kenya)
Presenter: Carl Sidney, Chairman, Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council (AK, USA)

17:00-17:30

Summary of Day
Chair: Narantuya Damdinsuren, Researcher National Univ. of Mongolia (Mongolia)
Moderator: Prisca Wambui Mwani, Social Worker, Free Pentecostal Fellowship (Kenya)

Friday, July 2, 2010
Venue: Kölcsey Convention Centre, Debrecen, Hungary

9:00-9:30

Overview of the Day
Kevin Mark Urbancyzk, Director of Rio Grand Research Center, Sul Ross State University (TX, USA)
Moderator: George Okoye Krhoda, Research, Environment and Development Consultants Ltd. (Kenya)

9:30-10:00

Parallelism between the Mekong and Tisza Rivers?
-- A Similar Initiative from Asia

Kevin Mark Urbancyzk, Director of Rio Grand Research Center, Sul Ross State University (TX, USA)
Moderator: George Okoye Krhoda, Research, Environment and Development Consultants Ltd. (Kenya)
Presenter: Dr. Le Hung Nam, Deputy Director, Department of Water Resources and Rural Water Supply Management Directorate of Water Resources Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (Vietnam)

10:00-10:30

Parallelism between the Parana and Tisza Rivers?
-- A Similar Initiative from South America

Kevin Mark Urbancyzk, Director of Rio Grand Research Center, Sul Ross State University (TX, USA)
Moderator: George Okoye Krhoda, Research, Environment and Development Consultants Ltd. (Kenya)
Presenter: Dr. Carlos Prosperi, Dr. in Biology, Blas Pascal University (Argentina)

10:30-11:00

Coffe Break

11:00-11:30

Parallelism between the Mosel and Tisza Rivers?
-- A Similar Initiative from Europe

Chair: Richard Twum, Executive Director, Volta Basin Development Foundation (Ghana)
Moderator: Szemerei Péter, Ihlet Centre of Environmental, Social and Economic Issues Non-Profit Ltd. (Hungary)
Presenter: Wolfgang Steinborn, DLR-German Aerospace Center (Germany) (TBC)

11:30-12:00

Parallelism between the Prypjat and Tisza Rivers?
-- A Similar Initiative from Europe

Chair: Richard Twum, Executive Director, Volta Basin Development Foundation (Ghana)
Moderator: Szemerei Péter, Ihlet Centre of Environmental, Social and Economic Issues Non-Profit Ltd. (Hungary)
Presenter: Stanislav Khlypauka, Coordinator of Gomel region, The Unitary Enterprise Wildlife Management and Water Resources (Belarus)

12:00-12:30

Overview of the Tisza River Development Program
– Review of the three components

Chair: Richard Twum, Executive Director, Volta Basin Development Foundation (Ghana)
Moderator: Szemerei Péter, Ihlet Centre of Environmental, Social and Economic Issues Non-Profit Ltd. (Hungary)
Presenter: Béla Jarolics, Secretary General, Ihlet Centre of Environmental, Social and Economic Issues Non-Profit Ltd. (Hungary)

12:30-13:00

Introduction of the afternoon meetings I., II.
Presenter: Béla Jarolics, Secretary General, Ihlet Centre of Environmental, Social and Economic Issues Non-Profit Ltd. (Hungary)

13:00-13:30

Lunch

13:30-15:00

Ihlet Lifewater Concept (ILC) meeting I.
Chair: Carl Sidney, Chairman, Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council (AK, USA)
Moderator: To Trung Nghia, Director, Institute of Water Resources Planning, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (Vietnam)
Presenter: Prof. Dr. Botond Sinóros-Szabó, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, department chair at University of Debrecen

15:30-16:30

Coffe Break

16:30-17:00

Ihlet Lifewater Concept (ILC) meeting II.
Chair: Virginia Venturini, Phd., Universidad Nacional def Litoral (Argentina)
Moderator: Nikolas Petropoulos, European Regional Framework for Co-operation Inter-Regional Development Organization (Greece)
Presenter: All Participants

17:00-18:30

Summary of Day
Chair: Virginia Venturini, Phd., Universidad Nacional def Litoral (Argentina)
Moderator: Nikolas Petropoulos, European Regional Framework for Co-operation Inter-Regional Development Organization (Greece)

Saturday, July 3, 2010
Venue: Kölcsey Convention Centre, Debrecen, Hungary

8:30-9:00

Entry of participants

9:00-11:00

The IHLET Lifewater Concept (ILC) Action Plan
Moderator: Virginia Venturini, Phd., Universidad Nacional def Litoral (Argentina)
Moderator: Kevin Mark Urbancyzk, Director of Rio Grand Research Center, Sul Ross State University (TX, USA)
Moderator: Nikolas Petropoulos, European Regional Framework for Co-operation Inter-Regional Development Organization (Greece)

11:00-11:30

Coffe Break

11:30-12:30

Conclusions and Recommendations
(Summary of the Conference)

Chair: Virginia Venturini, Phd., Universidad Nacional def Litoral (Argentina)
Moderator: Kevin Mark Urbancyzk, Director of Rio Grand Research Center, Sul Ross State University (TX, USA)
Presenter: All Participants.

12:30-13:00

Official closing of the conference
Chair: Virginia Venturini, Phd., Universidad Nacional def Litoral (Argentina)
Moderator: Kevin Mark Urbancyzk, Director of Rio Grand Research Center, Sul Ross State University (TX, USA)
Presenter: Béla Jarolics, Secretary-General, Ihlet Centre of Environmental, Social and Economic Issues Non-Profit Ltd. (Hungary)

13:00-13:30

Signing of the Conclusion and Recommendations

13:30-15:00

Lunch

15:00-19:00

Trip to Tisza River, Sightseeing