International Desalination Association (IDA)

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History

Dec 1984, on merger of the former International Desalination and Environmental Association (IDEA), set up 1971, with Water Supply Improvement Association (WSIA).

Aims

Promote use of desalination to increase availability of potable water; serve the interests of and promote communication among desalting plant owners and operators, suppliers and consumers; monitor progress in the field; work for the development of regional and international specifications and standards; assist in monitoring of thermal and chemical pollution and environmentally/ ecologically compatible control of discharges.

Future Events

2019 Dubai, United Arab Emirates – World Congress

Past Events(1)

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Activities

Training/education; awards/prizes/competitions; events/meetings.

Structure

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Languages

English.

Staff

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Financing

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Consultative Status

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Ros A).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 5 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 56 countries
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Type I Classification

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

UIA Org ID

D8426

Last News Received

2018
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