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Acting on a recommendation from the International Joint Commission, the Government of Canada is funding a study to try to identify the source of the Hum.
King Fahd Hospital is seeking international accreditation with an international Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), a leading organization dealing with quality improvement.
The nation says the International Joint Commission made it clear that water from Shoal Lake was to be used only for Winnipeg, St.
He has been highly involved in the issue of water quality as a past member of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council and the Water Quality Board of the International Joint Commission on the Great Lakes.
The papers discuss patterns of treaty making over international rivers, bilateral cooperation on river development between South Africa and Lesotho, the political economy of water supply in the Pacific Island region, the nature of national domestic conflicts over water resources in Bangladesh and China, comparative river basin management in the US and South Korea, the International Joint Commission formed by Canada and the United States to resolve boundary water conflicts, the establishment of the Mekong River Commission in Southeast Asia, Cold War hydropolitics in Southern Africa, water management conflicts in the Niger River Basin of West Africa, and water as commodity and source of conflict in Australia.
Herb Gray, the Canadian Chair of the International Joint Commission of Canada and the United States in his remarks to the Opening Plenary Session of the 15th International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species today recommended that participants call on their governments to move from discussion to more action to combat the threat of Aquatic Invasive Species including ratifying the 2004 IMO International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments.
In 2001, the International Joint Commission reviewed the Great Lakes Binational Toxics Strategy (International Joint Commission, 2001).
Two decades ago the International Joint Commission (IJC)--an organization that was formed by the Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909 to prevent and mediate boundary water disputes between Canada and the United States--identified 11 of these as "critical pollutants" that required immediate attention.