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Japan’s Crown Prince visits TDLC for International Workshop on Water and History

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

story from Tokyo Development Learning Center

Over 80 people gathered at The International Workshop on Water and History held at the Tokyo Development Learning Center in the presence of H.R.H. Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan on December 13th, 2011. The two day workshop focused on lessons learnt throughout history in the area of water management and the relationship between sustainable water management and global challenges such as poverty reduction and climate change. Keynote speakers and panelists included experts on water and history from government, academia, CSOs and other stakeholder organizations. The World Bank speakers included Mr. Kazushige Tanigichi, Special Representative, Japan and Dr. Stephen F. Linter, Senior Technical Adviser, Quality Assurance & Compliance who made a presentation titled ‘Water Resources: History and Sustainable Development’.



- Government of Japan
- The United Nations Secretary-general’s Advisory Boards on Water and Sanitation (UNSGAB)
- United Nations Educations, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
- The World Bank Tokyo Office
- International Workshop on Water and History Committee


- Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)
- Japan Water Agency (JWA)


- Asian Development Bank (ADB)
- Japan Water Forum (JWF)


- Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC), The World Bank