Signing Ceremony

Signing Ceremony between USACE and UNESCO on the Designation of USACE IWR as a UNESCO Global Water Centre for Integrated Water Resources Management

On 29 October 2009 UNESCO and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) signed an agreement establishing the International Centre for Integrated Water Resources Management (ICIWaRM) as a UNESCO Category II Water Centre.

Location

UNESCO New York Office
United Nations
New York City, New York

Date/Time

29 October 2009, 11:00 EDT

Attendees Included

From USACE

  • Major General Don T. Riley, Deputy Commanding General, USACE
  • Mr. Robert A. Pietrowsky, Director, USACE IWR
  • Dr. Eugene Stakhiv, Technical Director, UNESCO ICIWaRM
  • Major Mathew McCulley, XO, DCG

From UNESCO

  • Koïchiro Matsuura, Director-General, UNESCO
  • Hans d’Orville, Assistant Director-General, Bureau of Strategic Planning, UNESCO, Paris
  • Hélène Marie Gosselin, Past Director, UNESCO Liaison Office, United Nations, New York
  • Christine Alfsen-Norodom, Director a.i., UNESCO Liaison Office, United Nations, New York

Agenda

  • Introductions
  • Opening Remarks by Koïchiro Matsuura, Director-General, UNESCO
    (story | bio )
  • Remarks by Major General Don T. Riley, Deputy Commanding General, USACE
  • Remarks by Robert A. Pietrowsky, Director, USACE IWR
  • Signing of Memorandum of Agreement/Photos
  • Final Statements
  • Conclusion

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