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UN Water Conference Stakeholder Consultation to include Roundtable on Capacity Development

On Monday, October 24, the Office of the President of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly is hosting a one-day stakeholder consultation to discuss potential transformative game changers that can feed into the Water Action Agenda. The consultation, and a preparatory meeting which follows on Tuesday, October 25, are preliminary events for the UN 2023 …

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UNDP and partners launch Online Course on Ecosystem Restoration

On September 19, persons interested in learning ecosystem restoration solutions can access a free online course offered by The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and other partners. The two-part Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) will enable government representatives to create a blueprint towards preventing, halting, and reversing the degradation of ecosystems at the …

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IWRM: Gender, Human Rights-Based Approach Courses to Reopen on August 1

Following a successful run, two online courses covering gender-inclusive and human rights-based approaches to Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) are set to re-open on the Cap-Net Virtual Campus on August 1. Both courses are free of cost and can be completed at the participants’ own pace. Gender and IWRM In 2021, 900+ water professionals signed …

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Rights of nature, rivers a major theme at UN-led Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Forum

«We say that both man and water are part of nature. We need to respect nature. When we try to control nature and water, it ends sadly.» Chief Viacheslav Shadrin closed the first Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Forum on the Water Action Decade with this saying in the Yukhagir language from Western Siberia. Shadrin …

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Strengthening the South-South perspective in water training

«Internationalizing the curricula through South-South Partnerships» workshop was organized by OBRAL Global (https://obsglob.org/es/sobre-nosotros#historia) an international association committed to South-South-North higher education partnerships. It was held on April 18 and 20 as a pre-conference activity for the 2022 conference of the Brazilian Association of International Education (FABUAI- https://faubai.org.br/conf/2022/). During the workshop, initiatives and case studies for …

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Empowering Youth to address water scarcity in the Uva Province in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s UVA province has received a boost in water conservation capacity, as 47 young people have acquired the knowledge to construct Rainwater Harvesting Systems (RWH). In the recently concluded Rainwater Harvesting System Construction Training Program targeting the Badulla and Monaragala districts, 32 women and 15 men received hands-on training from various water professionals on …

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Arg Cap-Net advances in international project for restoration of freshwater ecosystems

On 10 September, the course «Integrating data to improve the protection and restoration of aquatic ecosystems» concluded. The course is part of an initiative to support countries in achieving SDG target 6.6.1 as a contribution to the broader SDG agenda. The course programme was coordinated by Arg Cap-Net network with support from the Argentine Water …

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Gestión del agua resiliente al clima para el futuro: inundaciones y sequías

El 29 de julio la Red de Desarrollo de Capacidades para la Gestión Sostenible del Agua de Malasia (MyCDNet) realizó el seminario web «Gestión del agua resiliente al clima para el futuro: inundaciones y sequías». El evento en línea fue organizado por el Centro de Excelencia para la Formación, Investigación e Innovación en materia de …

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«Source to Sea»: Evaluación de las necesidades de capacitación

Cap-Net PNUD y la Plataforma “Source to Sea” se han asociado con el propósito de comprender el grado actual de conocimiento sobre la necesidad de un enfoque “source to sea”, los niveles de capacidad para su implementación y los desafíos y barreras para lograrlo. Los resultados de la evaluación de las necesidades de capacitación darán …

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Source to Sea: Capacity needs assessment

Cap-Net UNDP and the Action Platform for Source-to-Sea Management have partnered with the ambition to understand the current degree of awareness of the need for a source-to-sea approach, the capacity levels for implementation and the challenges and barriers to doing so. The capacity needs assessment outcomes will result in a demand-driven tailored approach to awareness raising and capacity …

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