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Vacancy Announcement: Rector of UNESCO-IHE INSTITUTE FOR WATER EDUCATION

A vacancy for the position of Rector of UNESCO-IHE is opened for application. Under the authority of the Assistant Director-General for the Natural Sciences (ADG/SC), the incumbent will work closely with the Governing Board of the Institute and the IHE Foundation, implement a global vision and strategy for the Institute in a sustainable manner that …

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Vacancy for Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Water Services Management at UNESCO-IHE

A vacancy in UNESCO-IHE is available for Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Water Services Management. The Senior Lecturer/Researcher or Associate Professor of Water Services Management will strengthen the Water Management Chair Group. The successful candidate is competent in water utility management in general, and in specific fields that are particularly relevant in a developing context, such …

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Cap-Net Welcomes Marina from Brazil

Cap-Net UNDP welcomes Marina Talini from Brazil as the first Network Attachment in ‘Leverage Capacity’ this month of May for a duration of 3 months. She will assist in identifying, analysing and reporting on the leverage effect of support provided by Cap-Net to partner networks capacity development delivery activities. Marina holds a Bacharelado (Bachelor degree) …

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IWRM as a Tool for Adaptation to Climate Change” – 14 to 17 April 2014, São Paulo, Brazil.

The first edition of the workshop “IWRM as a Tool for Adaptation to Climate Change” was held at the Interdisciplinary Center Climate Investigation – INCLINE (www.incline.iag.usp.br), University of São Paulo – USP, on 14 – 17 April 2014, in São Paulo. The workshop was facilitated by Professor Eduardo Mario Mendiondo, Engineering School of São Carlos …

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Network managers’ Meeting and MELP Training – 23 to 25 April, 2014, Delft, The Netherlands

Managers from Cap-Net affiliated networks met at Delft, The Netherlands, April 23-25, to revise and agree on practices for monitoring impact, assessing performance, and elaborating learning plans for increased efficiency in capacity development. Sessions are guided by Cap-Net’s “MELP -Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plan”; a document prepared to ensure adequate monitoring of the project and …

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Network Managers’ Meeting and MELP Training – 23 to 25 April, Delft, The Netherlands

Managers from Cap-Net affiliated networks met at Delft, The Netherlands, April 23-25, to revise and agree on practices for monitoring impact, assessing performance, and elaborating learning plans for increased efficiency in capacity development. Sessions are guided by Cap-Net’s “MELP -Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plan”; a document prepared to ensure adequate monitoring of the project and …

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Cap-Net signs an agreement with the Costa Rica Ministry for Environment and Energy

On March 28th in San José, Cap-Net and the Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) of Costa Rica signed an agreement for the design and implementation of a national water capacity development policy with special emphasis on IWRM for Costa Rica. The agreement was signed by Dr René Castro, the Minister of Environment and Energy, …

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World Water Day 2014

Water and energy are closely interlinked and interdependent. Energy generation and transmission requires utilization of water resources, particularly for hydroelectric, nuclear, and thermal energy sources. Conversely, about 8% of the global energy generation is used for pumping, treating and transporting water to various consumers.