UNIVERSITY OF AIX-MARSEILLES                                                                                 UNIVERSITY OF KASLIK

PROVISIONAL AGENDA

INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS (LEBANON, 18/20 JUNE 1998)
INTERNATIONAL LAW AND COMPARATIVE LAW ON INTERNATIONAL WATERCOURSES - EDUCATION FOR A SHARED AND PROTECTED WATER CULTURE

Saturday, 20 June 1998

9h00 Consultation meeting of Chairmen, Moderators and Rapporteurs. Preparation of official documents                 

Chairman :  Gustavo LOPEZ OSPINA, Director (UNESCO), Transdisciplanary Project : Educating for a Sustainable Future (Colombia)
 
9h00 KEYNOTE ADDRESS                                                                                                                                                          

Chairman :   P. Sélim ABOU, Rector of the University Saint Joseph of Beirut
Keynote address :   Measurement of the characteristics of a watercourse by satellite : an aid for regulation control
   Data base on "Water" : an aid for the lawyers. Technical situation. Future perspectives
Speaker :  Wajdi NAJEM,            Vice-Dean of the Engineering Faculty, University of St Joseph
                                        (Lebanon)
     Franšoise AX╚S,       SPOT-Image (France)
     Marc MORELL,          Orstom, Med-Hycos (France)
     X,                                 Semide Project
 
11h00 REPORTS OF PLENARY SESSIONS AND WORKSHOPS BY THE RAPPORTEURS

Chairman :  H. Exc. Sr. Farès BOUEIZ, Minister for Foreign Affairs (Lebanon)
     DEBATE AND ADOPTION OF THE FINAL TEXTS
     Gustavo LOPEZ OSPINA, Director (UNESCO), President of consultation meeting (Colombia)
 
12h30 BREAK

 
13h00 CLOSURE : SYNTHESIS OF THE CONGRESS AND FUTURE PERSPECTIVES

SYNTHESIS OF THE CONGRESS R.P. Antoine KHALIFE, Rector of the University of Saint-Esprit de Kaslik
CLOSING ADDRESS S.E. Sr. Farès BOUEIZ, Minister for Foreign Affairs
 
14h00 RECEPTION

... On leaving, they also hoped that the crisis had not yet reached the point beyond which nothing is possible. Surely, their optimism was better founded than that of the officers of the Titanic - who had been told that their boat was insubmersible - when they perceived the somber mass of the unavoidable iceberg.

Jean A. Vergnes - Marrakech World Forum- March 1997

Thursday, 18 June 1998
Friday, 19 June 1998
Provisional agenda