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Coordinator of the UNESCO World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP)
the Director of the UNESCO Programme Office on Global Water Assessment
Perugia, Italy

  • Since November 2015, Professor Stefan Uhlenbrook is the Coordinator of the UNESCO World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP) and the Director of the UNESCO Programme Office on Global Water Assessment in Perugia, Italy.

  • Between 2000-2014, he held different positions at UNESCO-IHE: Professor of Hydrology (since 2005), Deputy Director (Vice-Rector) for Academic and Student Affairs (2000-2014) and Director a.i. (acting Rector; 2014-2015).

  • He did his PhD (1999) and habilitation (2003) at the University of Freiburg, Germany.

  • He is also a professor for experimental hydrology at Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands (since 2009).

  • Professor Uhlenbrook’ s main expertise includes water assessments, hydrological process research, river basin modelling and water resources management.

  • Stefan is involved in supporting Member States in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), particularly SDG 6 on Water and Sanitation (coordinator of the UN-Water SDG 6 Synthesis Report 2018).