*International Conference on ‘Transboundary Aquifers – Challenges and new directions,’ Paris, 6-8 December, 2010

UNESCO has convened an International Conference on ‘Transboundary Aquifers – Challenges and new directions’ in Paris, 6-8 December 2010. The United Nations General Assembly Resolution 63/124 of 11 December 2008, carrying ‘The law of transboundary aquifers’ (see AquaForum No.41) will be central to the Conference. A preliminary announcement has been posted at . Interested members should note that a limited number of travel grants are available from the conference organizers for participants from developing countries whose papers have been accepted by the Scientific Advisory Committee of the conference. The AIDA Executive Council Chairman is a member of such Committee.