UNESCO conducted the 15th meeting of National Committees and Focal Points of the Intergovernmental Hydrological Program of UNESCO for Latin America and the Caribbean (CONAPHI) on 24-27 October 2022 in Dominican Republic. This meeting was a platform for information sharing and reporting on activities of members of the UNESCO water family, including IHP National Committees and Focal Points, Working groups, UNESCO Centers and UNESCO Chairs.
ICIWaRM was invited to participate in this biennial meeting, as it has been since 2007. These meetings have led to multiple collaborations between ICIWaRM and other centers and chairs throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, including CEHICA (Dominican Republic), CIH (Paraguay and Brazil), CAZALAC (Chile) and the UNESCO Chair on Water Resources Sustainability (Guatemala).
Among other activities, ICIWaRM presented the activities of the Global Network on Water and Development Information for Arid Lands (G-WADI) on behalf of with its partner institution and G-WADI regional technical secretariat, CAZALAC.