The virtual course on ‘A Human Rights Based Approach (HRBA) to Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM)’ will take place from 28 September to 13 November 2015. The objective is of this course is to create awareness and strengthen the base for a Human Rights Based Approach to IWRM, giving due regard to efficiency, equity and sustainability considerations, against competing water uses and water stress. Continue reading
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The virtual course on ‘Water Integrity and Transparency – Part I: Principles and Concepts’ will take place from 14 September to 13 November, 2015. The objective of this course is to create awareness and strengthen the bases for change in water governance through increased knowledge on how to improve transparency and accountability practices. Continue reading →
The virtual course on ‘Sustainable Water Management – Part I: Principles and Concepts for a Water Management Framework’ will take place from 1 September to November 13, 2015.
The objective of this course is to ‘Strengthen capacities and update key technical concepts and principles in support of sustainable water management’. Continue reading →
A regional workshop on ‘Water Associated Conflict Resolution’ that took place in the Universidad del Valle de Guatemala campus from 1 to 3 of June 2015. A total of 30 participants from Guatemala, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ecuador and Panama took part in this workshop. The training course covered IWRM principles, theory of conflicts and characteristics of the different types of conflicts, social and historical analysis of the context of our region in regards to water and possible interventions to resolve conflicts. Continue reading →
The Global Water Partnership Eastern Africa (GWPEA), International Network for Capacity Developent in Sustainable Water Management (Cap-Net UNDP) through Nile IWRM Net, and the Water and Land Resource Center (WLRC) organised a training on ‘Applying Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Tools for Drought Risk Management’ in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 15 to 19 June 2015. Continue reading →
A regional course on ‘Human Rights Based Approaches (HRBA) for Water’ took place from 15 to 18 of June 2015 in Montevideo, Uruguay. This course followed the global ToT, which took place in Costa Rica in the year 2014, and initiated an active collaboration between LA-WETnet, Cap-Net UNDP and the Spanish Cooperation in Latin America, Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID). Continue reading →
The ‘Education and capacity building for sustainable water management’ was conducted by CAR@WAN on 9 of June, 2015 under the auspice of UNESCO Cluster Office within the framework of the High Level International Conference on the implementation of the International Decade for Action ‘Water for Life’, 2005-2015. This session was a side event in conjunction with ‘High Level International Conference on Water resources’ and was participated by approximately 50 representatives of governments universities, research institutions, public and international organisations.
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Following a successful first training in January 2015, the second regional training course on ‘Water integrity for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region’ was held from 9 to 10 May 2015 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. The training course took place back to back with the IUCN-ROWA regional conference RKNOW “Water and Nature Conservation – Knowledge Sharing in MENA Region”. More than 20 participants learned about the context and relevance of integrity in the management of water; methods to improve transparency, accountability and participation for better water governance and more sustainable water management. Continue reading →
On the 7th of May 2015, Mr. Minor and Mr. Francisco, replicated and organized a training course on Water Transparency and Intergrity Regional Workshop for community water managers, a representative from the local Health Ministry office of Aserri and a representative of the Police force. Discussions on practical examples of corruption in their different daily activities and ways of improving practices were conducted towards guiding the participants in practicing transparency and integrity. Continue reading →
El 7 de mayo pasado, el señor Minor y el Señor Francisco, organizaron un Taller Regional sobre Transparencia e Integridad del Agua para los gestores de la comunidad, un representante de la oficina local del Ministerio de Salud de Aserrí y un representante de la Policía. Se realizó un debate con ejemplos prácticos de corrupción en diferentes actividades cotidianas y se trataron las formas de mejorar para guiar a los participantes en la práctica de la transparencia y la integridad.
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