February 2021

W@tskills-South Africa 2021 has kicked-off!  

The second online Wetskills edition started on 25 February in the morning. His Excellency the Ambassador of the Kingdom of The Netherlands to South Africa, Mr. Han Peters, opened this fifth Wetskills edition in South Africa and welcomed the participants. The Dutch Embassy is supporting many Capacity Building and Young Professionals engagement project on Water & Sustainability in Southern Africa. He stated the importance to involve and integrate Young Professionals in the sector and actively listen and discuss their ideas to bring the sector forward. Ms. Verena Meyer, Director of the Learning Academy in the Department of Water and Sanitation South Africa, welcomed the participants as well. DWS is the co-organizer of this online event and previous Wetskills events in South Africa. DWS makes possible the participation of many South African participants to events in Southern Africa, but also in Europe for example. Johan Oost, managing director Wetskills Foundation introduced the Wetskills...

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