Inaugural MELP Pilot Live Online Training Session – 7 July 2015

The MELP (Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning Plan) Live Online Session with Cap-Net Partner Networks from around the world took place on the 7 of July 2015. Facilitated by Dr. Indika Gunawardena of Cap-Net UNDP and coordinated by Mr. Damian Indij, the Cap-Net Virtual Campus Coordinator and personnel from ITPreneurs, this pilot session will serve as a new training method as well as towards better preparation in the upcoming Cap-Net Virtual Campus Courses. The video can be viewed via Cap-Net Water Channel on Youtube. For more information, please contact Dr. Indika Gunawardana.

Course on Integrated Water Resources Management – IWRM and Environmental Health Indicators by Cap-Net Brasil – 6th to 10th of July 2015

20150806 BrasilCap-Net Brasil and National School of Public Health Sérgio Arouca – ENSP/Fiocruz – Oswaldo Cruz Foundation organise the course on ‘Integrated Water Resources Management – IWRM and environmental health indicators’ which was held from 6 to 10 July 2015. The aim of this course was to build knowledge networks and research groups on the subject, in addition to dissemination of knowledge about water resources and environmental health at academic level.

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Virtual Course on ‘A Human Rights Based Approach (HRBA) to Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM)’ – 28 September to 13 November 2015.

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

Virtual Course on ‘Water Integrity and Transparency – Part I: Principles and Concepts’ – 14 September to 13 November, 2015.

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

Virtual Course on ‘Sustainable Water Management – Part I: Principles and Concepts for a Water Management Framework’ – 1 September to November 13, 2015.

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

Regional Workshop on Water Associated Conflict Resolution – 1 to 3 June, 2015, Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala.

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

Regional Training on Applying Integrated Water Resource Management Tools for Drought Risk Management – 15 to 19 June 2015.

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

Regional Capacity Development Course on Human Rights Based Approaches (HRBA) for Water, Montevideo, Uruguay – 15 to 18 of June, 2015.

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

Education and Capacity Building for Sustainable Water Management – 9 June 2015, Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

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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Water integrity for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region – 9 to 10 May, 2015, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.

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

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