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Wetskills-Oman 2019 on Water-Energy-Food Nexus

Wetskills Oman 2019 kicks off - From 15 to 25 March 2019 the Wetskills Water Challenge will take place in Oman for the second time in this country. During two weeks 25 students and young water professionals from Oman, Gulf Region and The Netherlands will work in international teams on challenging water cases. Their goal: finding innovative solutions for current water challenges. The Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) in Muscat is hosting the event.   This Wetskills event will be dedicated to the ‘Water-Energy-Food Nexus’. This is also the central theme of the WorldExpo Dubai 2020, where Wetskills Foundation is aiming to organize a Wetskills Water Challenge as well. Wetskills is committed to create an international community of young talents and supporting partners, to make the next Wetskills events in the Gulf Region up to the one in Dubai 2020 a success.   Wetskills team and partners - The Sultan Qaboos University is the host-partner...

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Movie released about Water-Identity

Chrysoula Papacharalampou (Young Professional Ambassador of AIWW in 2017-2019) announced the Water-Identity as one of the initiatives in the next Future Water Leaders programme of the Amsterdam International Water Week 2019. As one of the speakers of the AIWW Summit 2018 (in Rotterdam on 15 November 2018) she inspired the audience with this initiative. Recently a movie has been released to explain more about Water-Identity Initiative, see: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8cxp14OFizo. For more information about Chrysoula and her Ambassadorship: https://wetskills.com/wetskills-team-member-chrysoula-young-aiww-ambassador/....

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Only four places in first group left: deadline registration on 22 February 2019

There is only some days left to register for the new development programme for European young professionals in the water sector: the European Junior Water Programme. The first group will start together with Water Innovation Europe, in June 2019. We only have four places left. To make sure you can participate in the unique first group of this two-year ambitious programme and be part of this new adventure, please register before 22nd of February 2019. In the view of a future Water-Smart Society able to valorise the reuse of water as well as the valuable substances and energy in water for different purposes, the programme aims at building a community of talented water management professionals who share a deep commitment to addressing today’s and future water and climate change issues with a focus on Europe. It is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills, tools and appropriate networks to...

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Registration open for Romania in June 2019

Time for a new Wetskills event in Romania, the fourth one! The Wetskills Foundation and its partners invites Bachelor (final stage), Master, PhD students and recent graduates to apply for the Wetskills Water Challenge programme in Bucharest – Romania. We are looking for students and Young Professionals from universities and organisations from Europe and abroad with a passion for water. This event is aligned to the Official Opening of the Flood Proof Romania Polder (in Facau, 40 minutes southwest of Bucharest), a look-a-like testing facility as the Flood Proof Holland in Delft (read more). The event’s theme is about ‘testing and implementing smart water management innovations‘. The final presentations will be organized at the Brigaid Conference (13 June 2019) and the winning team will be announced during the Opening of the Flood Proof Romania Polder (14 June). Go to the event page of Wetskills-Romania 2019. More information, contact Johan Oost (johan.oost@wetskills.com) or Laura Stanescu (laura.stanescu@wetskills.com).  ...

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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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