Groundwater, key to the sustainable development goals

Round Tables Programs


Groundwater at the crossroads of several SDGs

11:30AM-12:45 PM - Auditorium
Speakers: Muhammad SAIDAM, Jean Albergel


Evaluation of the benefits of local collective actions on groundwater - preservation and governance

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM - Room 116
Speakers: Nathalie DORFLIGER, Cedric EGGER


The legal status of water. Challenges and issues

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM - Room 106
Speakers: Raya STEPHAN



Decentralized cooperation in France. Advantages of the NOTRe
law, Oudin-Santini law. Principles and examples. Links with the SDO targets

11:15 AM-12:30 PM - Auditorium
Speakers: Thierry PAY


Low Recharge / "Fossil" Aquifers

11:15 AM-12:30 PM - Room 116
Speakers: Seynabou Cissé FAYE


How to co-construct sustainable solutions between researchers and stakeholders?

11:15 AM -12:30 PM - Room 106
Speakers: Alexandre PRYET


Vers l'Agenda 2030 : les eaux souterraines, les sols et la transformation agricole et rurale

11:15 AM - 12:30 PM Room 108


Can we (and how) develop irrigation from renewable roundwater?

4:30 PM - 5:45 PM - Room 116
Speakers: Alok Sikka, Riccardo Biancalani, Yvan ALTCHENKO, José Luis GARCIA AROSTEGUI


Next steps for the WFD to improve achievement of SDG targets

4:30 PM - 5:45 PM - Room 108
Speakers: Laurence GOURCY


Hydrogeology and hydrogeologists in Sahelian countries: specific challenges for the achievement of SDG targets

4:30 PM - 5:45 PM - Room 107
Speakers: Valérie PLAGNES, François BERTONE, Edith KADJANGABA


Conjunctive management of groundwater and surface water

4:30 PM - 5:45 PM - Room 106
Speakers: Aurélien DUMONT



Groundwater and gender equality

9:40 AM - 10:40 AM - Room 109
Speakers: Youssoupha Tall, Ellen HAGERMAN


Impact of human activities. The point of view of the actors: NGOs,industrialists, managers

9:40 AM -10:40 AM - Room 106
Speakers: Serge RAMON


Links between aquifers and rivers, wetlands, biodiversity and
Sustainable Development Goals

9:40 AM-10:40 AM - Room 107
Speakers: Guglielmina OLIVEROS TORO, Marie-Laure VERCAMBRE


Youth perspectives on groundwater and the SDGs, with students

11:15 AM -12:30 PM - Auditorium
Speakers: Valérie PLAGNES, Mahmoud Radwan


Economic and regulatory mechanisms: funders

11:15 AM -12:30 PM - Room 105
Speakers: Pierre MARCHET, THOUIN Catherine


Groundwater and climate change adaptation: links with the SDG targets and IPCC report n°6

11:15AM-12:30 PM - Room 108
Speakers: Jean-Luc REDAUD, Alexandre Alix


Assess the contributions of your projects, policies or strategies to the 17 SDGs with the Water4allSDGs application

11:15 AM -12:30 PM - Room 107