Italy / France
Chief of the Groundwater Systems and Settlements Section, UNESCO’s International Hydrological Programme & Programme Coordinator, ISARM
Alice Aureli has a PhD in Hydrogeology and works in the UNESCO Water Sciences Division since 1989. She is the Chief of the Groundwater Systems and Settlements Section of the UNESCO’s International Hydrological Programme. She is responsible for, amongst others, the International Shared Aquifers Resources Management (ISARM) programme. This role has led her to supervise the work of the interdisciplinary group that advised the UN International Law Commission to prepare the Draft Articles on the Law of Transboundary Aquifers.
More information: en.unesco.org/themes/water-security/hydrology
The conference debates and results will contribute to achieving the objectives of the thematic areas – “Groundwater in a Changing Environment” and “Education Key to Water Security” – of the 8th phase of the UNESCO IHP programme on “Water Security: Responses to Local, Regional, and Global Challenges.