Wetskills Water Challenges

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All Alumni invited for Wetskills, 10 years Celebration

Save-the-Date Message for Wetskills Alumni: Let's celebrate Wetskills, 10 Years Jubilee. Join the Home-Isolation Celebration for Alumni.   Exactly 10 years ago, 27 May 2010 the first Wetskills Water Challenge ever was held in Shanghai. Since, Wetskills literally traveled over the globe: making friends, co-creating ideas & solutions, contributing to water-events and making impact with 44 events in 23 countries worldwide. In the following ten years (up to now) Wetskills welcomed more than 800 participants in one of the Wetskills Water Challenges. Let’s celebrate this in an appropriate ‘Corona-proof’ way: at home, but with the possibility to be connected to all our friends around the globe! 9 June 2020 14.00-15.00 (NL time): Wetskills Alumni (participants worldwide, 800+ invitees)   Programme in ZOOM (short overview, details later). 13.30-14.00: ‘Quarantine time’ (for start up, Meet & Greet and chatting) 14.00-15.00: Official programme (interaction, movies & special contributions) 15.00-15.30: ‘The Living Room’ (catch up with friends in break-out rooms)   Join us! We will send...

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Home Isolation Celebration – Wetskills10

Save-the-Date Message: Let's celebrate Wetskills, 10 Years Jubilee. Join one of our Home-Isolation Celebrations. Exactly 10 years ago, 27 May 2010 the first Wetskills Water Challenge ever was held in Shanghai. Since, Wetskills literally traveled over the globe: making friends, co-creating ideas & solutions, contributing to water-events and making impact with 44 events in 23 countries worldwide. Let’s celebrate this in an appropriate ‘Corona-proof’ way: at home, but with the possibility to be connected to all our friends around the globe! Wetskills Foundation would like to welcome all our stakeholders (Organizers, Alumni & Partners) in three sessions: 27 May 2020 14.00-15.00 (NL time): Wetskills Organizers (team, local hosts and close organizers worldwide) 9 June 2020 14.00-15.00 (NL time): Wetskills Alumni (participants worldwide, 800+ invitees) 23 June 2020 14.00-15.00 (NL time): Wetskills Partners (case owners, third partners, enthusiastic professionals and academia worldwide) Programme in ZOOM (short overview, details later). 13.30-14.00: ‘Quarantine time’ (for start up, Meet...

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Wetskills-The Netherlands (Leeuwarden) 2020 online!

Register for the 7th Wetskills-The Netherlands, 12-24 September 2020 Wetskills Foundation and partners will organize the seventh Wetskills Water Challenge in The Netherlands. For the second time, this event is organized in the City of Leeuwarden, the capital of the Frisian Province in the northern part of The Netherlands! The finals will be organised during the European Water Technology Week (EWTW 2020), from 21 to 24 September. To all who are interested in large range of water challenges of and water solutions from The Netherlands: this is your chance! We are looking for local and international students and Young Professionals, who are passionate about water, climate and sustainability and excited to work in mixed teams for transdisciplinary water solutions.  Register on this website now!Or send Johan Oost (johan.ost@wetskills.com) an email....

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Coronavirus (update 25/03/20)

Update: 25 March 2020 - South Africa: on hold / Oman: shortened   Since January 2020 Wetskills Foundation is monitoring the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) in China and Asia. Last weeks the coronavirus caused increasingly more concerns in Europe and Middle East (where we are having a Wetskills event in Oman at the moment) as well. With this message we would like to inform you about our action plans concerning the coronavirus and the next Wetskills events.   The Wetskills Foundation is complying with the advice and regulations issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) regarding the prevention of the spread of the Corona virus (Covid-19). We also take into consideration the advised our partner countries where we organize Wetskills Water Challenges. As Wetskills Foundation we take this seriously and are looking closely with out (local) partners how...

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