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Actions for a water-secure world: Budapest Water Summit 2016

Actions for a water-secure world: Budapest Water Summit 2016

International WaterCentre CEO, Mark Pascoe attended the Budapest Water Summit 2016 in Hungary 28 - 30 November, presenting at the DroughtAction side event on 30 November.

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Improving community health through marketing exchanges: A participatory action research study on WASH in three Melanesian countries

Improving community health through marketing exchanges: A participatory action research study on WASH in three Melanesian countries

Research findings from the Community Water and Sanitation in the Pacific: Fostering Sustainable WASH Marketplaces applied research project have been published in the December edition of the Social Science and Medicine Journal.

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Sanitation in the water cycle

Sanitation in the water cycle

On World Toilet Day we at the IWC want to bring attention to sanitation and its influence on the water cycle because the influence of sanitation on local water systems is not always well-considered or well-managed.

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World Toilet Day 2016: toilets and jobs

World Toilet Day 2016: toilets and jobs

This year’s theme for World Toilet Day focuses on how sanitation, or the lack of it, can impact on livelihoods. Toilets play a crucial role in creating a strong economy, as well as improving health and protecting people’s safety and dignity, particularly women’s and girls’.

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CEO Mark Pascoe appointed IWA Fellow for outstanding contribution to water industry

CEO Mark Pascoe appointed IWA Fellow for outstanding contribution to water industry

International WaterCentre CEO Mark Pascoe was appointed an International Water Association (IWA) Fellow during the IWA World Water Congress hosted in Brisbane last month.

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IWC online training equips practitioners with the skills to manage sustainable WASH programming

IWC online training equips practitioners with the skills to manage sustainable WASH programming

The International WaterCentre (IWC) has launched two online courses designed specifically to meet the professional development needs of entry- to mid-level water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) practitioners.

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New Singapore Water Academy launches first course in Water Management Series

New Singapore Water Academy launches first course in Water Management Series

Singapore’s national water agency PUB has launched the first course of its new Water Management Series on Water Quality Management. The course, hosted in Singapore 8 - 12 November, is one of four in a series the agency will deliver under its new initiative the Singapore Water Academy.

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International WaterCentre signs agreement with China's Yellow River Conservancy Commission

International WaterCentre signs agreement with China's Yellow River Conservancy Commission

The International WaterCentre (IWC) has signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Yellow River Conservancy Commission (YRCC) during the International Water Association’s World Water Congress held in Brisbane in October.

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Asian Water Development Outlook 2016 launches in Australia

Asian Water Development Outlook 2016 launches in Australia

International WaterCentre CEO Mark Pascoe and Asian Development Bank Principal Water Resources Specialist Yasmin Siddiqi co-launched the Asian Water Development Outlook 2016 report in Brisbane during the IWA's World Water Congress.

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Memories and reflections: the MIWM Final Project experience

Memories and reflections: the MIWM Final Project experience

International WaterCentre Project Officer, Pablo Orams reflects on experience completing his Master of Integrated Water Management Final Project on Water Sensitive Urban Design.

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WASH Futures Conference 2016 proceedings released

WASH Futures Conference 2016 proceedings released

The International WaterCentre is pleased to release the conference proceedings for the WASH Futures Conference 2016, hosted in Brisbane 16 - 20 May.

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Notes from the field: Dr Brian McIntosh visits India and Uzbekistan

Notes from the field: Dr Brian McIntosh visits India and Uzbekistan

International WaterCentre Senior Lecturer and Education Director Dr Brian McIntosh flew the IWC flag in India and Uzbekistan last month attending the International RiverSymposium in New Delhi, an Australian Water Partnership mission to Andra Pradesh and an Asian Development Bank supported mission to Uzbekistan.

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Water security a virtuous - or vicious - circle?

Water security a virtuous - or vicious - circle?

The gap between the services provided to the rich compared with those provided to the poor across the Asia Pacific region is widening. This finding is one of the key messages from the recently launched Asian Water Development Outlook (AWDO) 2016.

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UQ Global Change Institute launches second discussion paper on achieving the UN SDGs for water

UQ Global Change Institute launches second discussion paper on achieving the UN SDGs for water

A second discussion paper, ‘Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals for water and beyond,’ developed under the University of Queensland’s Water for Equity and Wellbeing Initiative, was launched at the International RiverSymposium in New Delhi in September.

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Finnish postdoctoral researcher and fisherman Tero Mustonen wins Emerging River Professional Award

Finnish postdoctoral researcher and fisherman Tero Mustonen wins Emerging River Professional Award

Tero Mustonen was named the winner of the 2016 Emerging River Professional Award during the International RiverSymposium in New Delhi, 12-14 September.

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Business Forum: delivering the Sustainable Development Goals

Business Forum: delivering the Sustainable Development Goals

Join Barbara Frost, WaterAid UK and John Thwaites, Monash Sustainable Development Institute in Brisbane Wednesday 12 October for the World Water Congress Business Forum ‘Delivering the Sustainable Development Goals’ to discuss what is being done in practice to achieve SDG 6 (water, sanitation and hygiene).

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The IWC had its Eye on Asia at this year's World Water Week

The IWC had its Eye on Asia at this year's World Water Week

CEO Mark Pascoe was in Stockholm for World Water Week last month, leading sessions in the Eye on Asia events and attending the launch of the Asian Development Bank’s Asian Water Development Outlook 2016.

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Australian Water Partnership delivers input to High-Level Panel on Water

Australian Water Partnership delivers input to High-Level Panel on Water

The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) has launched the Australian Water Reform Narrative series and a set of framing papers developed as an input to the UN/World Bank High-Level Panel on Water during World Water Week.

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IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition: free visitors invitation

IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition: free visitors invitation

As partner and participant in the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2016, the IWC is pleased to invite you to visit the Congress Exhibition free of charge.

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