Training of Trainers (ToT) on Water Safety Plan 2018 – 3rd to 4th July 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The Malaysian Capacity Development Network for Sustainable Water Management (MyCDNet) has organised and conducted the first in a series of courses for Water Safety Plan (WSP) from 3rd to 4th of July 2018. In collaboration with Specialists from the Malaysian Water Association (MWA), Universiti Malaya, Akademi Sains Malaysia and Asia Pacific Environmental Consultants (ASPEC), with support from Cap-Net UNDP, the ToT Course took place held at the Indah Water Training Centre Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, with a total 30 participants who were mainly from water agencies nationwide.

This first WSP Introductory Course, which consists of the first five modules in a series of 15 modules in the Water Safety Plan Course, was specifically designed to assist water-related agencies and water operators to start developing their WSPs if they have not done so, or to assist those that are reviewing their WSP. Two other instalments of the WSP Course of five modules each will be rolled out by MyCDNet in the next two years.
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Multilevel Water Governance Course by The Hague Academy for Local Governance – 10 to 21 September 2018, The Hague

A two-week, practice-oriented course on Multilevel Water Governance by the ‘Hague Academy for Local Governance’ will take place from 10 to 21 September 2018 at the Hague. The course will focus on addressing the challenges and opportunities of water governance. The course curriculum blends theory and practice along with expert exchanges and international case studies. Continue reading

New Online Course Announcement by Cap-Net Virtual Campus

Cap-Net Virtual Campus announces the first online course for year 2018 on ‘Professional Management of Water Well Drilling Projects and Programmes – an Overview’.

This online course offers participants an introduction to the professional management of water well drilling projects and programmes.

It provides an overview of what is required to improve borehole drilling professionalism within an organisation and for the country more widely. The course provides participants with an understanding of the following key elements: groundwater information, siting, costing and pricing, procurement and contract management, borehole drilling and supervision and how professional drilling is affected by the wider institutional environment. Continue reading

Cap-Net Lanka – PGIA Junior Water Awards for Innovations and Knowledge Management (Aqua Republica) 2017, and Water Professionals’ Day Symposium 2017

The Cap-Net Lanka – PGIA Junior Water Awards for Innovations and Knowledge Management (Aqua Republica) 2017 was held on 2nd October 2017 at the ‘Appadurai Auditorium’, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya in parallel to the Water Professionals’ Day Symposium 2017.

This year, Junior Water Awards for Innovations and Knowledge Management was conducted in schools from the Northern Province and the best water related projects were awarded with plaques and certificates at the Water Professionals’ Day Symposium on the 02nd October 2017. The Aqua Republica programme was conducted in schools from the Central Province and highest scorers were awarded with trophies and certificates at the Symposium.

A total of 68 school children from both Northern and Central Provinces and 65 water professionals from all over the country participated in the symposium.

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Workshop on the Cross Cutting Themes of Gender, Water and Agriculture with a special focus on the Eastern Gangetic Plains – 8 September 2017, New Delhi, India

SaciWATERs, organised a workshop on the cross cutting themes of Gender, Water and Agriculture with a special focus on the Eastern Gangetic Plains (which spans across parts of Bangladesh, India and Nepal) on 8th September 2017 at The Claridges  in New Delhi, India. The workshop was organised in partnership with the Australian Government funded Sustainable Development Investment Portfolio (SDIP) and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). Continue reading

Professional Training Courses under the SADC Human Capacity Building Plan by WaterNet

On behalf of the SADC water Division, WaterNet, supported by DFID/BMZ through the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH will deliver the following courses between September – October 2017:

  1. A lei internacional sobre a água e os instrumentos das Nações Unidas incluindo artigos sobre as águas subterrâneas, 18 – 21 September 2017, Maputo, Mozambique.
  2. Monitoring and communicating of river water status, 3 – 6 October 2017, Lilongwe, Malawi.

The courses will mainly be attended by nominated officials from Member States and River Basin Organisations of SADC. For more information please contact the WaterNet Secretariat.

Training on International Water Law and Instruments – 22 to 25 August 2017, Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo.

WaterNet on behalf of the SADC Water Division with funding from the cooperation of the German and British Governments through the delegated authority of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, held a training on International Water Law and Instruments including UN Articles on Groundwater, 22 – 25 August 2017, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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