January 2019

Call for last cases Wetskills-Oman

The next Wetskills Water Challenge is looking for last cases in Oman (or Gulf region). Wetskills Foundation and the Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) with partners as MEDRC and Dutch Embassy will host a Wetskills Challenge in Muscat (from 15-26 March), with the Water-Energy-Food nexus as the central theme. There are still some cases open. So if your organisation has a water challenge that suits in the Omani context or you want to meet talented young water enthusiasts or you want to broaden your network in the Gulf region (Oman), join this great Wetskills event. Wetskills provides a great opportunity to get an out-of-the-box idea by a mixed team of water talents with the input of local experts. Last months a large number of candidates has been registered and coming weeks the final selection will be made. The participants are from various countries (Oman, The Netherlands and Gulf region) and with a diverse background....

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Cases and participants for Wetskills-China 2019

Wetskills Again To China!! The first Wetskills Water Challenge ever was organized in China during the WorldExpo 2010 in Shanghai and last year Wetskills had a successful event in China again. Guess where we aimed to go this year as well… China!! This edition of Wetskills will take the participants to the great city of Hangzhou with the beautiful XiHu (West Lake) and booming Shanghai (period: 29 May 2018 – 11 June 2018, to be confirmed). This event will be organized in close cooperation with the largest water event worldwide: Aquatech China in Shanghai (3-5 June) and the organisation is still planning a great final event in Shanghai or Hangzhou. The Wetskills Foundation invites Chinese and international Bachelor, Master, PhD students and recent graduates to apply for the Wetskills Water Challenge programme in Hangzhou and Shanghai. To all who are interested in water challenges and the ancient heritage of Hangzhou and the booming Shanghai: this is your chance!...

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