The project highlights the importance of training for the establishment and strengthening of international cooperation processes in the field of water resources. The issue of capacity in the water sector is an essential cross-cutting topic and as far as the SDGs and the 2030 Agenda are concerned, one of the biggest challenges reported for incorporation into institutions was the lack of capacity. In the face of complex unresolved issues, it is necessary to strengthen education, training, awareness and encourage the creation of international learning networks, thus accelerating the implementation of best practices in the sector. It is possible to raise awareness of how to improve water and san…
The study association ´het Waterbouwdispuut´ is the platform developed by students and for students with the goal to bring companies, students and the university closer together. As a student association, we help both students and companies. By actively improving the quality of education as well as providing opportunities for students to improve themselves and get to know the Hydraulic Engineering field, we aim to help students to become better Hydraulic Engineers and future employees. We can…
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Young Friends of the Earth Europe is a grassroots network of young people and youth organizations working collectively for social and environmental justice on a local, national, and European level. Their common understanding of the world unites us, and we take action on climate change, food, agriculture, and education for sustainability. They campaign on today's most urgent environmental and social issues.…
A community finds its strength in its shared beliefs, traditions, practices, etc. and thus, disregarding it while striving towards disaster resilient sustainable development makes no sense at all. The objective of this project is to “incorporate the dimension of cultural heritage in the contemporary approaches of community-based disaster risk management (CBDRM) and establish that CBDRM is not merely limited to disaster response”. The envisaged outcome of the project is to foster capacity building by ‘designing a hand-book for the decision-makers in the government as well as the young professionals, focussing on the true potential of cultural heritage in CBDRM approaches which is not restrict…
The NGO Projeto Água emerged 15 years ago with the slogan: “Water the Greatest Good on Earth. Preserve! ” Today its headquarters is at Fazenda Projeto Água, where they offer study rooms and practical programs. It is an initiative formed by a group of volunteers, partners, and environmental enthusiasts. Projeto Agua activity engages with and encourages youth participation. Their focus is on raising awareness of the importance of taking care of Water and the Environment.…
ReefWatch is involved in research, education, and outreach activities related to coral reefs and the ocean. They actively monitor coral reefs in the Lakshadweep and Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Further, they have produced several documentary films, organized beach clean-ups in Mumbai, and offer SCUBA training for scientists. Finally, to educate the next generation, they provide education programs in schools across India.…
The project created a revolving fund with the contributions from Fundación Danone and the Deutsch Bank, to finance drilling for water extraction and construct a community dam. With the financial return from the drilling funds, the resources were reinvested in new drilling for other families in the area, reaching 30 holes that supply water to 60 families. The project served 5 communities with 300 direct beneficiaries and had a total of 8 total partners. Approximately 86,400,000 liters of water are obtained each year as a result of this project.…
H2O for Life provides a service-learning opportunity that helps teachers and students raise awareness about the global water crisis. At Ebukhayi Primary School , H2O for life will assist in providing training on good hygiene habits, handwashing stations, VIP latrines and rainwater catchment tank.…
El Consejo Mundial del Agua (World Water Council) es una organización de plataforma internacional de múltiples partes interesadas, cuya misión es movilizar la acción sobre problemas críticos del agua en todos los niveles, incluido el nivel más alto de toma de decisiones, involucrando a las personas en el debate y desafiando el pensamiento convencional. El Consejo se centra en las dimensiones políticas de la seguridad hídrica, la adaptación y la sostenibilidad. El Consejo Mundial del Agua aborda los muchos problemas que enfrenta la seguridad hídrica y busca desafiar las convenciones y generar nuevas ideas como una fuerza para el cambio. Los delegados juveniles designados por la Junta de Gober…
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