About World Lake Conference (WLC)

Shiga Coference (LECS ’84) [1st World Lake Conference (WLC1)]
Theme
Toward a more harmonious inter-relationship between man and lakes
Venue
Otsu City, Shiga, Japan
Ohtsu City Hall, Shiga Hall, Hotel Koyo
Dates
27 – 31 August, 1984
Hosts
Gov. of Shiga Prefecture, Co-Hosts: NIRA
Supporting Agencies
UNEP, World Bank, UNU, OECD, US State of Michigan, Brazilian State of Rio Grande do Sul, Chinese State of Hunan and Japanese Ministry of Environment, Land Management, Foreign Affairs and Home Affairs, Associations on Lake Biwa – Yodo River Systems and Japanese Environment
Participants
2,412 persons from 29 countries