20/12/18 Filed in: Online course
Water is the defining issue of our age. That's why the United Nations SDG Academy and SIWI have joined forces to create the open course Water: Addressing the Global Crisis
, covering the latest water trends.
Unpredictable and unsustainable access to water is a rapidly growing problem and one of the world’s greatest risks. We must learn to manage water more wisely, fairly and sustainably to avoid global crisis.
The course brings you some of the world’s leading experts and practitioners and is aimed at development professionals, private sector actors, water activists and advanced students. Read More...
24/01/18 Filed in: Education
The Water Security Research Centre
at the University of East Anglia is accepting applications for the September 2018 intake of the MSc in Water Security and International Development
This 12-month MSc programme offers world-class education in water security policy and science, and is as challenging as it is rewarding. By the end of it, students will have the latest knowledge and tools necessary to address a wide variety of water-related challenges that are at the very heart of developmental and environmental objectives. Read More...
04/04/16 Filed in: Publications
The World Council of Civil Engineers, the United Nations Office in Spain and Aqualogy Foundation signed an agreement to publish a series of monographs under the topics chosen annually to commemorate the "International Year of Water" declared by the UN in the 2013-2015 triennium. At the close of last year they released the latest publication, entitled Water and Sustainable Development
. This publication is a collection of pieces by different authors on a variety of issues related to water and sustainable development. You'll find pieces on the importance of the water management in sustainable development, risk assessment for water systems for a sustainable development of the communities, and sustainable initiatives on the water sector.
AGWA members John Matthews, Ad Jeuken, and Guillermo Mendoza wrote a chapter entitled "Designing for Climate Confidence: Moving Beyond Uncertainty in Sustainable Water Management
" (click on link to view/download). A Spanish version
is also available. Read More...