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Entrenched social cultural norms affecting safe disposal of infant faeces in rural East Sepik, Papua New Guinea

Entrenched social cultural norms affecting safe disposal of infant faeces in rural East Sepik, Papua New Guinea

In a society that is deeply rooted in its culture, it is challenging to influence attitudes to change. Influencing change in behaviours means not only understanding the defined social norms passed down from generation to generation, but also how social beliefs, norms and attitudes has led to changes in culture and how this process of change can be used to influence hygiene behaviour change.

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International RiverSymposium call for abstracts

International RiverSymposium call for abstracts

Do you have research, insights or experiences to share with delegates at the 19th RiverSymposium in New Delhi? Submissions for abstracts are open until 31 May 2016.

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Good sanitation governance and the sustainable development agenda

Good sanitation governance and the sustainable development agenda

The building of capable, accountable and responsive public institutions is a pre-requisite for the achievement of sustainable sanitation services for all households in developing countries.

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Enter the 2016 Emerging River Professional Award!

Enter the 2016 Emerging River Professional Award!

The International RiverFoundation is calling for entries from early career river professionals who have demonstrated innovation, excellence and leadership in river, basin, or river-dependent community management.

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IWC research: Addressing water, sanitation and hygiene challenges in Pacific Island countries

IWC research: Addressing water, sanitation and hygiene challenges in Pacific Island countries

Researchers from the International WaterCentre (IWC) coordinated project Community Water and Sanitation in the Pacific: Fostering Sustainable WASH Marketplaces have recently published some of their findings from participatory action research activities.

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Cambodians come together for World Water Day at IWC hosted event

Cambodians come together for World Water Day at IWC hosted event

IWC Alumni Ambassador Virak Chan led a team of IWC Alumni in Cambodia to host over 200 people at a World Water Day event in Phnom Penh last week.

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International WaterCentre Alumni celebrate World Water Day around the world

International WaterCentre Alumni celebrate World Water Day around the world

The International WaterCentre (IWC) Alumni marked World Water Day with a number of events hosted around the world last week.

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Opinion: The SDGs for water, IWM, systems-thinking and participation

Opinion: The SDGs for water, IWM, systems-thinking and participation

The renewed global agenda for development, the Sustainable Development Goals, overtly embraces two critical features of Integrated Water Management, system-thinking and local participation, representing a significant step towards water decisions that are holistic and sustainable.

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Supporting better water, better jobs this World Water Day

Supporting better water, better jobs this World Water Day

The International WaterCentre (IWC) is proudly supporting the capacity development of the world’s water professionals to contribute to ‘Better Water, Better Jobs’.

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Enabling future water leaders with IWM Essentials

Enabling future water leaders with IWM Essentials

In May 2016 the International WaterCentre (IWC) will host a series of short courses either side of the WASH Futures Conference 2016 in Brisbane. The program provides further opportunities to build capacity within the water industry, both domestically and internationally.

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One month left to enter the Healthy Waterways Awards 2016

One month left to enter the Healthy Waterways Awards 2016

Entries and nominations for the Healthy Waterways Awards, a leading community, industry and environmental awards program in South East Queensland, close 20 April 2016.

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Changing hygiene behaviour in rural communities in Papua New Guinea

Changing hygiene behaviour in rural communities in Papua New Guinea

The International WaterCentre (IWC) capacity development and training team recently returned from Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea where they were facilitating the development of a hand washing behaviour change campaign.

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Monitoring and evaluating sanitation marketing in the Pacific

Monitoring and evaluating sanitation marketing in the Pacific

The International WaterCentre (IWC) capacity development and training team recently returned from the Solomon Islands where they facilitated workshops on monitoring, evaluation and action research tools for the Western Pacific Sanitation Marketing and Innovation Program.

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Final chance to submit a video for the Student Big Ideas Awards

Final chance to submit a video for the Student Big Ideas Awards

Only two weeks left to participate in the Student Big Ideas Awards! Submit a video showcasing your water, sanitation and hygiene project or idea by 31 March.

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Field trip: IWC MIWM students explore the Brisbane River Catchment

Field trip: IWC MIWM students explore the Brisbane River Catchment

28 Master of Integrated Water Management students participated in a one-day field trip around the Brisbane River Catchment this week.

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IWC Alumni contribute to IWM knowledge-base

IWC Alumni contribute to IWM knowledge-base

Two 2014 MIWM Alumni have contributed their work to the New Water Policy and Practice Journal, a platform for the world’s emerging water leaders and thinkers.

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AWA and IWC launch a new online team leadership course

AWA and IWC launch a new online team leadership course

The Australian Water Association (AWA) and the International WaterCentre (IWC) are proud to offer a new co-badged Online Team Leadership Course. This course meets the needs of Young Water Professionals (YWP) using the latest online learning platforms, research findings and facilitation techniques.

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Position vacant: Executive Assistant

Position vacant: Executive Assistant

The International WaterCentre (IWC) is looking for an experienced Executive Assistant to work in partnership with the Chief Executive Officer and a team of Program Directors.

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2016 IWC Masters students visit North Stradbroke Island

2016 IWC Masters students visit North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island was a classroom for the International WaterCentre’s newest cohort of Masters students over the weekend, where the island’s significant water issues were explored first hand.

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