August 25, 2009 | Category: Public Relations
|Presentation by JRRN secretariat|
During the period of August 18 (Tue.) to 21 (Fri.), 2009, the “World City Water Forum 2009 (WCWF 2009)” was held at the Songdo Convensia in Inchon City, Korea. It brought together about 5,000 specialists involved in city water issues, who exchanged information on up-to-date technologies and experiences.
The JRRN Secretariat sent Ms. Numata (Planning division, Foundation for Riverfront Improvement and Restoration) to the forum to give his presentation, entitled “Trends for Urban River Restoration in Asia and Efforts toward Establishing an International Network”, at a technical session of “Restoration of Urban Stream Amenity”. During the forum, there were other sessions related to river environment on the theme of aquatic ecological restoration, regional revitalization through riverboat transportation, etc., in addition to urban river restoration, which introduced diverse case examples in Korea as well as other countries.