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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 14: Life Below Water

Organizations relating to Rivers and Lakes

Internationale Gewässerschutzkommission für den Bodensee / Augsburg, Germany / Est. 1960
Internationale Regierungskommission Alpenrhein / Sils im Domleschg, Switzerland / Est. 1995
Comisión de Pesca Continental y Acuicultura para América Latina y el Caribe / Santiago, Chile / Est. 1976
Mekong River Commission / Vientiane, Laos / Est. 1995
Organisation pour la mise en valeur du fleuve Sénégal / Dakar, Senegal / Est. 1972
Committee for Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture of Africa / Accra, Ghana / Est. 1971
Comisión Trinacional para el Desarrollo de la Cuenca del Rio Pilcomayo / Asunción, Paraguay / Est. 1995
Network of Asian River Basin Organizations / Saitama, Japan / Est. 2004
World Glacier Monitoring Service / Zurich, Switzerland / Est. 1967
European Pond Conservation Network / Oxford, UK / Est. 2004
Lake Constance International / Rorschach, Switzerland / Est. 1908
Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network / Madison WI, USA
Agence de l'eau Rhin-Meuse / Moulins-lès-Metz, France / Est. 1964
International Scientific Forum 'Danube - River of Cooperation' / Belgrade, Serbia / Est. 1989
Land O'Lakes International Development / Shoreview MN, USA / Est. 1981
Volta River Authority / Accra, Ghana / Est. 1961
International River Foundation / South Bank QLD, Australia / Est. 2003
South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People / Delhi, India / Est. 1998
Mission d'aménagement du fleuve Sénégal / Est. 1934
East African Communities' Organization for Management of Lake Victoria / Kampala, Uganda / Est. 1998
River Basin Initiative / Petaling Jaya, Malaysia / Est. 2000
International Campaign to Save Lake Chad / Est. 1994
International Commission for the Protection of the Saar / Est. 1963
Lakes Tanganyika and Kivu Basin Commission / Est. 1975
International Commission of Glaciers / Est. 1894
Rivers of the World / Dawsonville GA, USA / Est. 1995
Big Rivers Association
International Conference on the Conservation and Management of Lakes / Beijing, China
I.S. Rivers
Convention Regulating the Withdrawal of Water from Lake Constance / Est. 1966
Scheldeverdrag, 2002 / Est. 2002
Convention on Cooperation for the Protection and Sustainable Use of the Danube River / Est. 1994
Protocol on Shared Watercourse Systems in the Southern African Development Community Region / Est. 1995
Treaty Concerning the Regulation of Salmon Fishery in the Rhine River Basin / Est. 1995
Revised Protocol on Shared Watercourses / Est. 2000
Agreement on the Preparation of a Tripartite Environmental Management Programme for Lake Victoria / Est. 1994
Agreement Concerning the Regulations of Lake Inari by Means of the Kaitakoski Hydro - Electric Power Station and Dam / Est. 1959
Agreement on Cooperation for the Sustainable Development of the Mekong River Basin / Est. 1995
Convention Concerning Navigation on Lake Constance / Est. 1973
Convention Relative à la Collecte, au Dépôt et à la Réception des Déchets Survenant en Navigation Rhenane et Intérieure / Est. 1996
Agreement on the Action Plan for the Environmentally Sound Management of the Common Zambezi River System / Est. 1987
Instituto para la Interconexión Fluvial Suramericana
River Basin Information System / Nairobi, Kenya
Environmental Programme for the Danube River Basin / Est. 1991
Onchocerciasis Fund / Est. 1979
Danube Programme Coordination Unit
LakeNet / Annapolis MD, USA / Est. 1978
Columbia River Treaty Organization / Vancouver BC, Canada / Est. 1961
Centro Ambiental para la Cuenca del Plata / Est. 1990
Centre régional de documentation des Etats riverains du fleuve Sénégal

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Action Strategies relating to Rivers and Lakes

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Integrating wetlands biodiversity conservation into river basin management
Coordinating international river basin development
Protecting lakes and rivers
Restoring lakes
Opposing development of rivers
Improving waterways
Reducing pollution of inland waters
Negotiating conflicting claims over shared inland water resources
Improving land use practices to prevent silting of lakes
Claiming inland water resources
Providing interface with river transport
Reducing river pollution
Managing degraded river basins
Increasing cooperation of riparian countries for assessing transboundary water resources
Protecting freshwater fish species
Protecting freshwater wildlife from pollution
Conserving pond biodiversity
Farming commercial fish ponds
Preventing pond pollution
Controlling water quality for inland fisheries
Monitoring lake pollution
Controlling river blindness
Exploring pond uses
Monitoring river pollution
Desiccating lakes

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