Archive Programme News and Events

CGE webinar on climate change impact assessment and response of coastal systems (26 January 2017) The Consultative Group of Experts on National Communications from Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention (CGE) will hold a webinar on coastal systems.
CGE, Wednesday 4 January 2017
Meeting report network event HABITAT III: Transition towards Sustainable Delta Cities
Monday 19 December 2016
Webinar: What makes an urban delta resilient? (15 December 2016) A video of the webinar is available.
DA international secretariat, Friday 9 December 2016
Report ESPA Deltas Project Final Conference: Sustainable Development Goals in Deltas (22-23 November 2016) The Delta Alliance contributed to this conference by a.o. a presentation by Mrs Renske Peters, Executive Director of the Delta Alliance. She gave a presentation on Managing a developed delta: the Netherlands in Session 7 Generalising the lessons for deltas.
Monday 5 December 2016
Delta verzakt door minder cyclonen (in Dutch only) De dicht bevolkte Mekong Delta verzakt door gebrek aan sediment. Dat lijkt veroorzaakt door minder bovenstroomse cycloonactiviteit. Lees meer in het artikel van Marcel van Burgh (NRC) naar aanleiding van het artikel in Nature (Fluvial sediment supply to a mega-delta reduced by shifting tropical-cyclone activity).
NRC, Thursday 20 October 2016
New publication: Fluvial sediment supply to a mega-delta reduced by shifting tropical-cyclone activity Reference: Fluvial sediment supply to a mega-delta reduced by shifting tropical-cyclone activity, Stephen E. Darby, Christopher R. Hackney, Julian Leyland, Matti Kummu, Hannu Lauri, Daniel R. Parsons, James L. Best, Andrew P. Nicholas & Rolf Aalto, Nature (2016) doi:10.1038/nature19809.
Nature, Wednesday 19 October 2016
Hand-over Delta Coalition Chairmanship The chairmanship of the Delta Coalition has been handed over to the People's Republic of Bangladesh.
Delta Coalition, Wednesday 28 September 2016
Asia Water Leadership Award 2016 presented to Bangladesh Wing coordinator Delta Alliance Bangladesh Wing coordinator Prof Monowar Hossain received the Asia Water Leadership Award 2016. He got the award for ‘his strategic and iconic contribution to the water community and society at large’.
Delta Alliance Secretary / Institute of Water Modelling, Monday 15 August 2016
Kampf ums Land - Die Deltas der Welt wappnen sich Die großen Flussdeltas gehören zu den am dichtesten besiedelten Lebensräumen der Welt - und zu den gefährdetsten. Immer mehr Flüsse werden gestaut und verlieren so ihre Sedimentfracht, lange bevor daraus im Delta neuer Boden entstehen könnte. Gleichzeitig nagt der Meeresspiegelanstieg an den flachen Mündungsgebieten. Den Deltas droht das Ertrinken.
Monika Seynsche in report DeutschlandFunk, Sunday 29 May 2016
Adaptation Futures 2016 Output: Presentations, pictures and videos available Adaptation Futures 2016, a full house in Rotterdam (NL) with over 1600 people participating from more than 100 countries. People from the business community, governments and non-governmental organisations, scientists and practitioners have listened to hundreds of presentations and tens of poster presentations. These are online available and you can watch many pictures, and some videos of the plenary speakers.
Adaptation Futures 2016, Tuesday 17 May 2016
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