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W@tskills India II

Co-Create Your Water And Sustainability Solutions For Maharashtra State! Online W@tskills Event in India! Wetskills and partners are proud to announce the second fully online W@tskills edition for India, the sixth overall in this subcontinent and the fourth online version of Wetskills. We are looking for participants from various states in India, but also international participants. This event is free of charge, so why not co-creating your Wetskills experience? Go to the website and register online: https://wetskills.com/event/wetskills-india-mumbai-2021/. More information: Johan Oost, johan.oost@wetskills.com....

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Follow Wetskills-The Netherlands 2021

After being hit by the global COVID19 pandemic, Wetskills Foundation hosted various virtual and hybrid events while unfortunately postponing some events due to restrictions and increased positive cases globally. As of 24 October 2021, the 8th hybrid Wetskills Netherlands water challenge (51st global Wetskills event) has started where 15 participants (12 offline and 3 joining online) will work together for two weeks in Amsterdam to come up with innovative, scalable and sustainable out of the box solutions for the 3 case studies from Water Authority Drents Overijsselse Delta, Blue Deal programme by Dutch Water Authorities and Water Authority Limburg.   The participants from this year’s Wetskills Netherlands 2021 water challenge are from South Africa, Oman, Palestine, China, Romania, The Netherlands and Taiwan under the supervision of Marcel Rompelman and Odwa Ntsika Mtembu. The participants are working in teams of five on the following cases: A future-proof water system from Water Authority Drents...

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50th Wetskills event: join finals in Romania

Block your agenda and join the 50th finals of a Wetskills Challenge: 22 September 2021 with start: 14.00 / 13.00 CET. This will become an hybrid event with an in-person pretense in Bucharest and an online coverage.   Next Saturday Wetskills will start in Bucharest, Romania with 14 local and international participants. They will work in mixed teams on 3 challenges provided by WBA Siret and Blue Deal programme by Dutch Water Authorities, City of Zwolle and Water Footprint Implementation.   If you are interested to join this event in Bucharest (at the Campus of the University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest) or watch it online, please write an email to Floor van der Heijden (floor.van.der.heijden)....

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Wetskills in Copenhagen: an exciting experience!

Zooming (not zoom-ing), as physical live or 'in-person' bees in a room. Not the zoom-ing before a screen and meetings online using ZOOM. This is the main phrase to capture 26 August 2021, the day of the Finals & Awarding of Wetskills-Denmark 2021. Wetskills, Aalborg University (in Copenhagen) and Young Water Professionals from Denmark organized a larger full-day programme with inspiring keynote speeches from Danish and Dutch experts followed by a vibrant panel discussion on climate adaptation and water in urban areas. In the afternoon, the audience needed to come in an action mode during the intergenerational dialogue for Climate Adaptation in Urban Areas. Afterwards the participants took a boat tour through the Copenhagen harbor, ending near the Residence of the Netherlands Ambassador in Denmark.   The Netherlands Ambassador invited the Wetskills participants, supervisors, partners, and guests from the Dutch and Danish water sector to meet for the announcement of the winning...

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