ILEC's activities consist of the following three major areas
for the sustainable world lake basin management.
- World Lake Conference
- Guanajuato, Mexico
University of Guanajuato
- Autumn, 2020
- University of Guanajuato and International Lake Environment Committee Foundation (ILEC)
Please refer to the TOPICS for the detail.
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( Previously, it was "http://www.ilec.or.jp/en/ ". There's no need to concatenate "/en/" now as the system automatically redirect you to the english site if your browser's language is not Japanese. )
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*Message from the New/Former President *ILEC 30th Anniversary Event *Letter from SciCom member (Collin M. Finlayson, Australia) *ILBM Workshop in Brazil, etc.
*WLC16 (Bali, Indonesia) *Declaration by Biwa Kids Ambassador in WLC16 *Letter from SciCom member (Prof.Shimizu, Japan), etc.
*ILEC’s 30th Anniversary: Our roots and WLCs *Obituary: Dr. Mostafa K. Tolba and Dr. Sven E. Jorgensen, etc.
*ILBM-ESSVA Workshop in Kisumu *Message from the New/Fomer Chair of Scientific Committee
*Fifteen Priority Lakes in Indonesia *Letter from Scicom member (China), etc.
*WLC15 Highlights *East Africa and Post-AFSAN ILBM *Letter from SciCom (Brazil), etc.
*Letter from SciCom member (Italy) *Lake Haleji (Pakistan), etc.
*TICAD V Symposium *TWAP Assessment *Letter from SciCom member (Senegal), etc.
*Message from ILEC Director General *Lake Rara (Nepal) *Letter from SciCom member (India), etc.
*Growing ILBM Platform Process *Letter from SciCom member (Philippines) , etc.
What's new in our activities
ILEC hosted the 4th “Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program in Science” (Sakura Exchange Program in Science), under the grant by JST (Japan Science and Technology agency). Ten delegates composed of, such a
FY 2018 JICA Knowledge Co-Creation Program: Integrated Basin Management for Sustainable Use and Preservation of Water Resource
The training course, commissioned by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), was conducted from October 25th to December 21st, 2018. The objective of the course was to support capacity building
The Biwa Kids Ambassadors participated in the “Ohmi Children Eco-club Activities Exchange Meeting” which took place at Lake Biwa Museum on December 9th 2018, and made a presentation about the outcome
- Miscellaneous Meetings
Ramsar 13th Conference of Contracting Parties (COP-13) was held during 21st – 29th October 2018 in Dubai, UAE. At this conference, ILEC organized a side event on 26th with the theme “Harmonious Co-e
We, ILEC, invited experts from overseas concerned with residents' activities for watershed conservation and who participated in the 17th World Lake Conference (from 15th to 19th October) held in Tsuku
At this World Lake Conference, JICA-ILEC Training course participants gathering was held based on ILEC’s Medium-Term Perspective, which says that we will revitalize communication with training student
On October 13th, eight Biwa Kids Ambassadors departed for Ibaraki, and participated in the field excursion which took place for students who would make presentations in the Student Conference at the 1
ILEC was honored with the 2018 JICA President Award on October 1st, 2018 at the International Conference Hall in JICA Building. The award is to commend preeminent achievements to (more…)
With the Student Conference as a part of WLC17 approaching next month, the final preparatory workshop was held this month. The ambassadors visited Yanamune river, one of the inflows to Lake Biwa, in
The transgenerational exchange event for Biwa Kids Ambassadors was held as last year. Eight current ambassadors and 12 predecessors reported their previous or present activities to each other. After
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