Hou Lian

Mr Hou Li’an, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, China Presenting in Plenary Session II: Infrastructure development – professional decision-making, optimal solutions   Dr. Hou Lian is an academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering as an expert in environmental engineering. He was born in Xu Zhou, Jiang Su and now works as a professor and doctoral…

Li Xiaoming

Prof. Li Xiaoming, College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Hunan University, China Presenting in Plenary Session I: Water security in the context of climate change The title of presentation: Research on Forecasting Method of Collective Dynamic Factor Rainstorm Area  Awards: Second National prize for scientific and technological inventions China 2009 Second prize for scientific and technological progress ,…

Sparkling worldwide water days in September

The Eurasian Water Conference – 3rd ASEM Seminar on urban water management has been a major success with more than 200 participants from 27 countries. Leaning on the most important challenges in the field of sustainable water management, participants had been thinking together and had been inspired by to discuss Asian and European water challenges,…

Water situation

Fresh and clean water is an essential but finite resource and needs to be carefully allocated and used. The fact is that clean drinking water is irreplaceable necessity for human existence. However, the amount available is limited. The only renewable water source is rain water, and the threat of pollution to our global surface and…

Effects of urbanization on water

Urban areas currently give the home to approximately 50% of the global population, projected to reach over 60% by 2050. In this period, water demand will increase globally by 55% and around 4 billion people will live in water-stressed areas. This means that fierce competition is unavoidable among different water users – particularly users in…

7th ASEM Sustainable Development Dialogue

Sustainable and Integrated Water Management in the 21st century – addressing imminent challenges The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary is delighted to inform you that Hungary will be hosting the 7th ASEM Sustainable Development Dialogue on “Sustainable and Integrated Water Management in the 21st century – addressing imminent challenges”, a high-profile event…