Training Course on Water Footprint Assessments for GCC and Arab Countries – 20 to 22 April 2015, Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain.

AWARENET, the Arab Integrated Water Resources Management Network, a Cap-Net regional network for capacity development in sustainable water management hosted by UN ESCWA, jointly with the Water, Science & Technology Association (WSTA), the Arabian Gulf University (AGU), the Middle East and North Africa Network of Water Centers of Excellence (MENA NWC), United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN ESCWA), and Cap-Net UNDP are jointly offering a Training Course “Water Footprint Assessment for GCC and Arab Countries” that is designed for professionals in the water and environmental sectors in GCC and Arab countries interested to learn about water footprint assessments. The training course will be conducted from 20 to 22 April 2015 which will be held at the Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain.
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Workshop on the Orientation and Sensitization on Integrated Water Resources Management – 10 to 12 February 2015, Kaduna, Nigeria.

National Water Resource Institute (NWRI), Kaduna Nigeria in collaboration with Wa-Net at the NWRI, organized a workshop on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) for a total of 57 newly employed staff into NWRI and the Federal Ministry of Water Resources (FMWR) from 10 to 12 of February, 2015.

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Southeast Asia (SEA) Water Footprint Training Course – 24-26 February 2015, Ampang, Malaysia.

UNESCO-IHP Malaysia in collaboration with UNESCO Jakarta, Water Footprint Network, Malaysian Water Partnership and Malaysian Capacity Development Network in Sustainable Water Management (MyCDNet), private organisations, lecturers and NGOs organised Southeast Asia (SEA) Water Footprint Training Course from 24 to 26 of February 2015 at Ampang, Malaysia.

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Cap-Tec Consultation Meeting – 26 to 27 March, 2015, Delft, The Netherlands

About the meeting

The expert consultation has as its main objective to develop a partnership in capacity development on the use of new technologies for improved water productivity and management. To this purpose, it will bring together experts and users from various fields and disciplines who are all actively involved in the development and use of these technologies.

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Southeast Asia (SEA) Water Footprint Training Course – 24-26 February 2015, Flamengo Hotel, Ampang, Malaysia.

UNESCO-IHP Malaysia in collaboration with UNESCO Jakarta, Water Footprint Network, Malaysian Capacity Development Network in Sustainable Water Management (MyCDNet), private organisations, lecturers and NGOs will be conducting a Southeast Asia (SEA) Water Footprint Training Course which will take place from 24 to 26 of February 2015 at Flamengo Hotel, Ampang, Malaysia. Individuals whom were previously trained in Pretoria, South Africa under the Cap-Net UNDP funded initiative in 2013 will become resource persons during the event.

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Course on Sustainable Sanitation and Water Management (SSWM) – 23 December 2014, São Tomé e Príncipe.

On December 23, 2014, Engineer Dudene Vaz Lima, organised the first Course on Sustainable Sanitation and Water Management – SSWM for the Basin Committee of Hydrography in the Neves District in Sao Tome and Principe. 35 participants consisted of 28 men and 7 women participated in this course. Coordinated by Cap-Net Brasil with the support of Cap-Net UNDP, the dynamics and the methodology of the training received by Engineer Dudene Vaz Lima in November 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil were incorporated and shared into this SSWM course. Continue reading

Caribbean Training on Integrated Water Resources Management as a Tool for Adaptation to Climate Change – 15 to 16 December 2014, Antigua & Barbuda.

A regional training workshop on Integrated Water Resources Management as a Tool for adapting to Climate Change took place in Antigua & Barbuda from 15 to 16 of December 2014 through a partnership arrangement among the Global Water Partnership-Caribbean, Cap-Net UNDP, Caribbean WaterNet and the Antigua Public Utilities Authority (APUA). Continue reading

First Water Integrity Training Course for MENA Region – 14 to 15 January 2015, Dead Sea, Jordan.

The First Water Integrity Training Course for MENA (Middle East and North Africa) took place from 14 to 15 of January 2015 in Dead Sea, Jordan. A total of thirty participants spanning from Oman to Morocco successfully participated in this training course in conjunction with the 3rd Arab Water Week. The participants learned about methods to improve transparency, accountability and participation in the water sector for more sustainable water management.

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2015 UN-Water Annual International Zaragoza Conference, ‘Water and Sustainable Development: From Vision to Action’ – 15 to 17 January 2015, Zaragoza, Spain.

The 2015 UN-Water Annual Zaragoza Conferences with the theme ‘Water and Sustainable Development: From Vision to Action’ will take place from 15 to 17 January 2015 at Etopia Centro de Arte y Tecnología, Zaragoza, Spain. One of the objectives of this conference is to serve UN-Water to prepare for the World Water Day 2015 which will focus on ‘water and sustainable development’. Continue reading

Training Course on Water Integrity for MENA Region – 14 to 15 January 2015, Dead Sea, Jordan.

A Training Course on Water Integrity for MENA Region as part of the WI MENA programme will take place concurrently at the 3rd Arab Water Week at the Dead Sea, Jordan from 14 to 15 of January 2015.

The overall objective of the regional Water Integrity Training is to develop capacities of various water sector stakeholders for water integrity in the MENA region, thereby improving transparency and accountability practices in water resources management. This training in particular aims at reaching out the wider MENA region, beyond the five pilot countries and the specific target groups of the WI MENA programme.

Attached here is the “Expression of Interest” form before the deadline 21 Dec 2014. The brochure can be downloaded here or visit the website. For more information please contact the following personnel:

SIWI: Ms. Alice Jaraiseh, alice.jaraiseh@siwi.org
AWARENET: Dr. Ralf Klingbeil, Network Coordinator, awarenet-escwa@un.org
IUCN-ROWA: Mr. Mufleh Abbadi, mufleh.abbadi@iucn.org

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