Wetskills Water Challenges

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Wetskills Q&A Round: 10 May 2022

Are you interested to join a Wetskills event? Do you want to know more? Join the Questions & Answering with the Wetskills organization. Tuesday 10 May 2022 11.00-12.00 CET (online)   Wetskills Foundation and many partners are preparing events worldwide in 2022. You can find the upcoming events in our Calendar on the home page. However you still can have a lot of question how to join. That is why you can directly come in contact with the organisers. So if you want to know more what a Wetskills can bring you or the conditions for applying or which event suits you best or anything else: just ask! Join the next Question & Answering session.   Please register using the following link. (you will receive the video call link afterwards) More information: johan.oost@wetskills.com...

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Deelnemers gezocht voor advies aan Deltacommissaris [Dutch]

Wil jij Deltacommissaris Peter Glas jouw visie en ideeën geven over het Deltaprogramma 2023? Deltacommissaris Peter Glas vindt het belangrijk om jongeren te betrekken bij de vraagstukken voor vandaag en morgen (lees: website). Afgelopen jaar hebben 10 studenten van verschillende universiteiten en HBO’s in Nederland met een aantal Jeugddijkgrafen hun visie en ideeen over het Deltaprogramma 2022 gegeven aan Deltacommissaris Peter Glas en zijn staf. Het doel was om het Deltaprogramma een kritische blik te geven vanuit jongeren met hun visie en ideeën. In twee teams hebben de deelnemers gewerkt aan het advies en deze aan Deltacommissaris Peter Glas gepresenteerd. Delen van het advies zijn direct meegenomen in het Deltaprogramma 2022, dat op Prinsjesdag is gepresenteerd. Dit jaar een nieuwe ronde! En ditmaal een ‘in-person’ presentatie met Deltacommissaris Peter Glas en zijn collegae op 19 mei in de middag in Den Haag, afgesloten met een netwerkmoment. Staf Deltacommissaris en Stichting Wetskills zoeken 10...

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Movie Wetskills Community Oman meeting

Watch, learn and enjoy about our events in Oman!   Muscat, 15 March 2022 - Wetskills Foundation and partners in Oman (as Sultan Qaboos University and Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands to Oman) joined forces to organise a Wetskills Community Oman Meeting to celebrate 10 years of Wetskills cooperation in this country. Half of the 60 Alumni in Oman and also other partners attended the interactive and intergenerational workshop with the reception afterwards.   In January 2012 the first Wetskills Water Challenge was held in Sohar & Muscat and the finals were organized during the Royal State visit of Queen Beatrix and Crown Prince Willem Alexander and Crown Princes Maxima to Oman. An amazing experience!   Since 2012 Wetskills organized 4 events in Oman, but also many Omani participants joined events in The Netherlands and other countries.   Join the Wetskills Family in one of our events. Find more information: www.wetskills.com. (This movie is supported...

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Wetskills for 3rd time to South Korea

Wetskills Back to South-Korea (first event in East Asia since corona pandemic)! Because of the succes of a memorable first (Olympic) edition of a Wetskills Water Challenge in South-Korea in February 2018 (read here) and the great successor in August/September 2019 (read here), we were thrilled to organize the third edition of Wetskills South-Korea this year!   Are you a student or young professional from South Korea and beyond, and do you want to make a difference in the water sector? Would you like to experience working in an international team and experiencing the culture of Korea? Do you want to work on challenging water & sustainability issues? Are you interested to visit the KSWE Conference and the exhibition of Korea Water and present your ideas for an international jury panel and audience? This is your chance! Wetskills Foundation and partners are organising the third Wetskills edition in South Korea!   Wetskills Foundation is inviting students (Bachelor...

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Meeting Wetskills Community in Oman

15 March 2022 – Wetskills Foundation and partners in Oman organized a special celebration of ten years Wetskills to Oman. 30 (of 57) Alumni from Oman, who participated in one of the Wetskills events since Wetskills-Oman 2012 (so also outside Oman) came together for a special workshop at the Oman Sustainability Week and a network reception by the Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands after that. The workshop organization was also supported by Sultan Qaboos University, KLM and The Hague Academy for local government. Ms. Stella Kloth (Ambassador of The Netherlands to Oman) gave a keynote address and received the Jubilee Book Wetskills, ten years. Zahir Al-Salmani presented his experiences as Alumni of Wetskills-Oman 2012 and also as representative of Oman during the Young Water Professionals programme of the World Water Day Celebration of 2013 in The Hague. Johan Oost (Wetskills) moderated the workshop. He asked Ahmed Al-Busaidi (Wetskills Team...

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