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Cap-Net Lanka: World Water Day 2021

On 24 March, Cap-Net Lanka celebrated World Water Day 2021 with an educational programme for school children, organised at the Kothmale International Training Institute of Irrigation and Water Management (KITI-IWM) in Sri Lanka. The programme was conducted for the conducted for school children children aged 15-16, with representatives from seven rural schools in the central …

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Earth Day: Cap-Net Stories of Change

Cap-Net UNDP is a people-powered global network bringing water knowledge for all. The 23 affiliated networks bring passion, energy and courage to deliver trainings on the ground, reaching individuals and contributing to make a positive impact on their communities. Today marks the anniversary of Mother Earth. Our planet is ‘waving hands’ to us as a …

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Arg Cap-Net: 11th photo competition “Water in images”

The call for entries of the 11th photography competition “Water in Images” is open until Monday 24 May 2021. Participants should represent in photos the relation between human beings and water, encouraging the reflection on society’s responsibility on its sustainable use. The Faculty of Engineering and Water Sciences (FICH) of the National University of Litoral …

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Caribbean WaterNet: Integrated Water Resources and Coastal Symposium

On 17-19 March 2021, the Caribbean WaterNet/CapNet-UNDP participated in the Integrated Water Resources and Coastal Symposium 2021 (IWRCS) held at the Radisson Hotel, Port of Spain, Trinidad. The Symposium was hosted by the Ministry of Works and Transport (MOWT), Coastal Protection Unit (CPU) in partnership with the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA), Water Resources Agency (WRA), of …

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Congo Basin Hydronetwork launches a water resources information system

The Congo Basin Water Resources Capacity Building Network has developed an online information system that allows a wide range of end users, including academic and research institutions, governments, industries, investors, River Basin Organisations, etc. to easily access hydrological information to guide and inform decision-making of water management and water stewardship at local scales. The Congo Basin …

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Arg Cap-Net: Congress on Sanitary and Environmental Engineering

The Argentine Association of Sanitary Engineering and Environmental Sciences (AIDIS) together with the Inter-American Association of Sanitary Engineering organised the XXXVII AIDIS Inter-American Congress of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering, held from 12 to 15 April in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The theme of the congress was “Agenda 2030. Innovation and efficiency for sustainable development”, which expresses …

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Short documentary: “Arsenic free water”- an integrated approach

The documentary “Arsenic free water”- an integrated approach (Original: Arsenic Mukt Jal – Ek Samuhik Prayas) aims to build awareness on arsenic commination, its impact and mitigation of arsenicosis among key stakeholders and the Integrated Arsenic Mitigation Platform (IAMP) groups. The video was developed by SaciWATERs (Cap-Net affiliated network) with the support of Cap-Net UNDP …

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SDG 6.6.1 pilot project

SDGs Partnership Platform: SDG 6.6.1 pilot project published

The #SDGAction37986 “Integrating freshwater data into sector-wide decision making to improve the protection and restoration of freshwater ecosystems – pilot project” jointly developed between UNEP-DHI, Global Water Partnership and Cap-Net UNDP has been published on the Partnerships for SDGs online platform. The initiative The activity will ensure to encourage and promote the integration of environmental …

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