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

Job Opening at SaciWATERs

SaciWATERs is looking for a Senior Fellow with a proven track record of research and policy-influencing activities. The candidate should have the drive to embark on new initiatives, write proposals, carry out independent research with multi-disciplinary perspectives and be capable of leading research team. The candidate should have the drive and motivation for high quality and innovative research and contribute substantially to fundraising efforts of the institute. The selected candidate should also contribute to advocacy, outreach and publication activities of the institute. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to join a growing, multi-disciplinary team of researchers and academic activists. For more information, contact SaciWATERs coordinator, Dr. Aditya Bastola or visit the website for more information. Continue reading

CAR@WAN Steering Committee Meeting – 5 June 2015.

The meeting of CAR@WAN Steering Committee (SC) meeting was held on the 5 of June 2015 via conference call. According to CAR@WAN’s regulations, the SC is responsible for the overall monitoring, coordination, political and fundraising support of CAR@WAN’s activity. Two representatives from government, scientific, educational and research organizations from all Central Asia countries at least once a year discusses on the project activity, plans, constraints and lessons learned. 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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The 2015 World Water Day Campaign was celebrated on the 22 March. However, the celebration did not stop at that point. Partners of the WWD 2015 campaign have collaborated and compiled all the resource materials which can be utilised for education and suitable for an age group between 13 to 18 years-old. The resources contain powerpoints on water and sustainable development, a 20-minute-film, a quiz and other written material: Continue reading

Invitation to 1st Summer School on ‘Small Island Natural Resource Development’ – 17 to 21 August, St. Eustatius, Caribbean Netherlands.

Caribbean-Netherlands Science Institute (CNSI) is organising the 1st Summer School devoted to ‘Small Island Natural Resource Development’. The theme of the module for this inaugural summer school programme is ‘Sustainable Coastal Management’ and will take place from 17 to 21 August 2015 at St. Eustatius, Caribbean Netherlands. This module ‘Sustainable Coastal management’ will be presented by experts from the well-known UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education (International Partner of Cap-Net UNDP) in cooperation with NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research and Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences. Continue reading

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