[Sponsored Report] World River Forum starts today in Daegu
The 2012 World River Forum will take place today at Hotel Inter-Burgo Exco in Daegu. The two-day event is being hosted this year by the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs and Office of National River Restoration and is organized by Korea Water Resources Corporation and The Korea Economic Daily.
Through the international water forum, Korean government aims to share advanced water resource management strategies, establish infrastructure for cooperation and joint projects with the developing countries, and to expand export in the water industry. This year’s theme is “Managing Rivers for People, Nature and the Future.” Keynote speakers include Paul Kennedy, a professor at Yale University and author of “The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers,” and William J. Cosgrove, World Water Council’s honorary president.
This year’s World River Forum boasts a record-breaking attendance from high-ranking officials from 12 countries and six international organizations. Some 800 experts will participate in the international forum for river management creating a platform to share ideas on policy, strategy and cultural exchange. For more information on this forum, please visit the Web site (www.wrf2012.org).
By Lee Ji-hyun [firstname.lastname@example.org]