This webinar was jointly organized by the University of Isfahan and ICQHS on 2 February 2021, which was attended by a number of students and faculty members from across Iran.
Water, Energy and Environmental Engineering Research Unit from University of Oulu, Finland, invited ICQHS to give a lecture on "Hydro-political Organization in the Middle East".
Yazd Regional Water Authority organized a national webinar entitled “Lessons from Indigenous Systems for Participatory Management of Groundwater Resources” on 27 January 2021 that was attended by Iranian experts form ministry of energy and ministry of agriculture.
The 9th meeting of ICQHS’s governing board was held on 24 November, 2020, from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm (Paris time).
The second round of the webinar on Tourism and Water Intangible Heritage was held on 4 October 2020 by Dr. Majid Labbaf Khaneiki, Senior Researcher of ICQHS.
International Center on Qanats and Historic Hydraulic Structures took the initiative and held a webinar on “Tourism and Water Intangible Heritage” for Iranian tour guides on 18 August 2020, in cooperation with Iran Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (IFTGA).
Throughout history, communities have learned to adapt their culture and living to water availability and scarcity. Accordingly, many indigenous knowledge and technologies have been developed in different parts of the world and especially in arid and semi-arid areas.
International Expert Meeting on “Climate Change Adaptation and Indigenous Knowledge of Water Management” was held in in Yazd, Iran, from 3 to 5 October, 2017.
A delegation made up of 22 Belgian students and their professors paid a visit to UNESCO-ICQHS on 15 July, 2017, and attended a meeting to become familiar with qanat.
A short training course entitled “Qanat, Geography and Society” was held by ICQHS at the University of Yazd on 12 December 2016 in cooperation with the department of geography.
His excellency Mr. Sattar Mahmoudi deputy minister of energy and his excellency Mr. Mohajeri deputy minister of energy for research and human resources visited ICQHS on 9 December 2016, along with their delegation and also the members of Water and Power Industry Integration Council of Yazd province.
The book “Qanats of Qasem Abad and Emamiyeh in Mashhad” authored by Majid Labbaf Khaneiki, Ali Asghar Semsar Yazdi, Amir M. Ebrahimi, Rajab A. Labbaf Khaniki was published by ICQHS in 2016.
8th Governing Board Meeting of ICQHS was held on 5 November 2016 in the city of Yazd, Iran.
A close cooperation between UNESCO-ICQHS (International Center on Qanats and Historic Hydraulic Structures) and the Iranian Organization for Cultural Heritage eventually resulted in the Persian Qanat being put on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
UNESCO-ICQHS's 8th GB Meeting will be held on 5 & 6 November 2016.
The director of UNESCO-ICQHS participated in the 22nd Session of the UNESCO-IHP Intergovernmental Council at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris from 13 to 17 June 2016, and reported on the activities of the center
International Conference on Tourism Branding, 3-4 January 2016, Isfahan, Iran
7th Governing Board Meeting of ICQHS was held on 8 November 2015 in Yazd, Iran.
2nd IWA Workshop on Evolution of Qanat and Relevant Hydraulic Technologies took place between 8 and 10 November 2015 in Yazd, Iran.
International Training Course on Qanat: a Cooperative Water Extraction System in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions University of Tehran, Faculty of Geography UNESCO International Center on Qanats and Historic Hydraulic Structures (UNESCO-ICQHS) 5 - 11 December, 2015
2nd IWA Workshop on Evolution of Qanat and Relevant Hydraulic Technologies 8-10 Nov, 2015 Yazd, Iran
International workshop on "Qanats and Architecture" will be held 8-17 November 2014.
UNESCO Assistant Director General for Natural Sciences Ms. Kalonji’s visit to the International Center on Qanats and Historic Hydraulic Structures (ICQHS)
Water everywhere for everybody with international cooperation
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28 February 2013
3- 5 December 2012