Launch Ceremony of the Global Water and Climate Adaptation Centre, Aachen–Bangkok–Chennai–Dresden (ABCD)

  • DATE / TIME:
    2021/06/30    11:00 - 12:30

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    Co-Organisers: UNU-FLORES, Technische Universität Dresden (TU Dresden)


    • Prof. Jürgen Stamm, Chair of Hydraulic Engineering, TU Dresden, Germany
    • Prof. Mukand Singh Babel, Department Water Engineering and Management, AIT Bangkok, Thailand
    • Prof. Holger Schüttrumpf, Institute of Hydraulic Engineering and Water Resources Management, RWTH Aachen, Germany
    • Prof. S.A. Sannasiraj, Ocean Department, IIT Madras, Chennai, India
    • Prof. Christian Bernhofer, Institute of Hydrology and Meteorology, TU Dresden, Germany
    • Prof. Edeltraud Guenther, UNU-FLORES, Dresden, Germany


    • Prof. Jürgen Stamm, Chair of Hydraulic Engineering, TU Dresden, Germany

    The launch ceremony formally marks the start of the Aachen–Bangkok–Chennai–Dresden (ABCD) Water and Climate Adaptation Centre, which will be working on the climate change-water security nexus from 2021 until 2025. Besides project scientists, donors, selected students, and stakeholders from civil society are invited to this event.

    During her presentation “ABCD Cluster III: Transfer Strategies for Climate Adaptation: Traditional Knowledge, Local Economies and Societal Acceptance”, Prof. Guenther, Director, UNU-FLORES introduces one of the three project clusters.

    This is an invitation-only event.


    The launch ceremony is the first event in this project, with more project-related events, including two conference sessions in July 2021, planned in the future. 

    Related Links:

    Project website