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Dry-run W@tskills-India 2021

2 January 2021 is the day that we will start our first full online W@tskills programme Wetskills and local host Centre for Environment Education for W@etskills-India 2021 invited the selected participants from India and other countries (Oman, South Africa, Syria and Iran) to have a 'dry-run' session, an online ZOOM meeting to introduce the programme and prepare the participants for the coming weeks. Follow us from 2-13 January. Block your agenda on 13 January for the Finals & Awarding...

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Join The First (Online) CaseBooster Programme With Focus On Europe!

Creating input for some of the Wetskills cases of future events: as a new extracurricular Project Some of the case owners of the Wetskills Europe Tour events (Hungary, Denmark and Romania) would like to start with their case NOW. With these partner, Wetskills Foundation created a new extracurricular project of eight weeks (called CaseBooster) where talents from various countries work -online- in teams on assignments by the case owners. The main aim of this CaseBooster is to create input for some of the Wetskills cases in one of the European Tour events. This could contain data gathering, finding inspiring examples worldwide, looking for partnerships, stakeholder analysis, business case research, first calculations, etc. The Wetskills team during one of the Wetskills events will go further with this information. (It is not necessary that the participants of the CaseBooster project are the same as the ones in the Wetskills team.) Wetskills Foundation is inviting students (Bachelor, Master...

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Join online Dutch National Delta Congres

This invitation of the Delta Commissioner of the government of The Kingdom of The Netherlands invites students, trainees and Young Professionals to register and join the yearly Delta Congress. The Delta Congres will discuss the updates of the Dutch Delta Programme (read here) in an online event on 12 November 2020 in the afternoon. Wetskills Foundation was requested to organise the Young Professionals and student involvement together with several study and Young Professional associations in The Netherlands. Together a parallel session and workshop are prepared and will be executed. The Delta Congres and Invitation below is in Dutch.   Register using this link and find the programme of the Delta Congres 2020:   Read more (in Dutch): https://wetskills.com/event/deltacongres-2020/...

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Wavemakers United win Pitch-a-Thon!!!

The Valuing Water Initiative Pitch-a-thon Since July 2020, Wetskills, Young Expert Programme (YEP) and the Dutch Wavemakers (DWM) have been working together on securing funding for their International Wavemaker Academy expected to be launch in 2021. After digitally submitting their project pitch via a three minute video; the team was selected as one of the four finalists to keep working on their idea, prepare a pitch and a presentation for the final round on 13 October 2020 where project ideas were assessed by a jury panel of experts and the public. During this preparation period, each team was assigned a mentor and the Wavemakers United were mentored by Pieter van Der Zaag: Professor of Integrated Water Resources Management at IHE Delft, Netherlands. The pitch was centred around coming up with an innovative project that address local to global water challenges and how best can we value water today. As the winning team,...

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