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Photographer Supratim Bhattacharjee Wetskills Ambassador

One of the keynote speakers during W@tskills-India 2021 was Environmental Photographer and Story-teller Supratim Bhattacharjee from India. He spoke about his projects The Curse of Coal and Sinking Sundarban and his experiences on Climate Change and Adaptation in India. All cases of W@tskills-India 2021 had a link to the pictures of Supratim. After his keynote Supratim was enthusiastic to continue the cooperation and become Ambassador of our programme. Go to his website and go through his confronting and real-life pictures. Short BIO Supratim Bhattacharjee was born in Baruipur near Kolkata. Socio-economic crisis, environmental issues form a part of his interest since his school days. After completing graduation he started working in film production houses of Mumbai holding the post of production professional for 5 years. Later he left his job for concentrated on creating photo stories of the socio-economic crisis, human rights and environmental issues of the subcontinent and bring them in front of...

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Keynotes W@tskills-India 2021

During coming W@tskills event in India (2-13 January), a leader in Water / Climate Adaptation will have a keynote presentation for the 30 participants. The guests will inspire the participants, coaches and involved experts with their ideas, experiences and pictures to the future. All keynotes will be online starting 13.45 India Time / 9.15 Europe Time. 5 January 2021: Supratim Bhattacharjee (Environmental Photographer from India), see below some of his pictures. Supratim will talk about his prizewinning projects: Sinking Sundarbans and The Curse of Coal 6 January: Durk Krol - Water Europe (Maning Director Water Europe, the network for water organisations in Europe from Brussels) 7 January 2021: Kartikeya Sarabhai (Founding Director of Centre of Environment Education in Ahmedabad, India) 8 January: Ap Verheggen (Climate Artist from The Netherlands, creator of the SunGlacier). Ap Verheggen will present his SunGlacier project to absorb water from the air with solar energy. He...

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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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