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2014 Water and Health Conference
Chapel Hill, United States

13 Oct. 2014 • 08:00 - 18:00

This annual conference brings together academic research with policy, practice and networking events, focusing on drinking water, sanitation, hygiene and water resources with a strong public health emphasis. It deals with critical concerns relevant to both the developing and developed worlds.

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Call for Abstracts
2014 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy
October 13 –17, 2014
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The 2014 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy is now accepting abstracts for poster and verbal presentations. Abstracts may be submitted online until April 30. This year's conference will take place October 13 -17 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA.

Extended Abstract Deadline for 2014 Water and Health Conference
We’ve heard from many people in the past week who are interested in submitting an abstract for this year’s Water and Health Conference but could not meet the original submission deadline of today, April 30. We've decided to extend the submission deadline for abstracts and side event proposals to May 4 at 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time.

Abstracts and proposals should relate to this year’s themes, which are:
• WaSH in Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals
• Hygiene and Behavior Change
• WaSH Emergency Response
• Monitoring and Evaluation: Impact and Efficiencies for Projects and Programs
• Water Supply and Quality: From Catchment to Consumer and Back
• Sanitation: How Are We Doing on Defining the Future?
• Addressing Disparities in WaSH: Rural, Peri-urban and Indigenous Populations

The early bird registration fee (available until August 29) is $395. After August 29, the rate will become $475. The student rate for the conference is $245. Single day registration will be available at $125 for students and $250 for other registrants.

More information about the conference and registration is online at We hope to see you in October!

The Water Institute at UNC

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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH (formally known as Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH is a federally owned organisation. It works worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. Their mandate is to support the German Government in achieving its development objectives. It provides viable, forward-looking solutions for political, economic, ecological and social development in a globalised world.

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