The official launching meeting of the Hydro free and/or Open-source software Platform of Experts (HOPE) Initiative organized by the International Hydrological Programme (IHP) of UNESCO was held from 25 to 27 June 2013 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.
The main goal of the meeting was to discuss and approve the work plan proposal to deliver in the three upcoming phases of the Initiative. For more information about the HOPE Initiative, please click here.
UNESCO, as the coordinating partner of the HOPE Initiative, invited the Steering Committee and the Consultative Expert Working Group to this three-day-meeting. The Steering Committee is composed by the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW), Africa Water Resources Capacity Building Programme (AwacaB), the Southern African Network of Water Centres of Excellence (SANWATCE) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).
For more information about the HOPE Initiative’s team, please click here.