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International training course on Integrated Urban Water Management

By on October 19, 2020

Integrated Urban Water Management for better resilience in cities
Date of training course: 7 — 11 December 2020 (4 hours of learning each day)
Deadline of application: 10 November

UN-Habitat in collaboration with the International Urban Training Centre (IUTC), Gangwon Province, Republic of Korea are inviting applications from those who are senior decision makers, city managers and urban development practitioners from Asian and Pacific cities to apply for the International Integrated Urban Water Management training course.

The course aims to provide training participants applicable understanding of the principles of Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM) in cities, and how these principles can be applied in an equitable way and help to achieve SDG 6 on improving access to water and sanitation for all, at the same time address higher resilience and sanitation services in the cities, especially in the context of COVID-19 pandemic.

Participants will be exposed to the broad sphere of water actors that participate in the implementation of water services, so that at the end of the course, they will be able to initiate the process of developing and applying IUWM action plan in their home cities. The course will give them the tools to analyse their urban and institutional environments in order to select best choice opportunities for implementing IUWM.

The course is comprised of four modules:

  1. Introduction and technical aspects of water management
  2. Sanitation and Disease Prevention, including COVID-19 pandemic response
  3. Climate Change and Disaster risk prevention in relation to IUWM
  4. Institutional development and action-planning for IUWM

The training course is tailored for prospected participants who work in national and local governments and have direct responsibilities for the planning, design, finance, implementation and management of water management policies, programmes and projects.  Those who work in private, academic institutions, NGOs and not-for-profit water organizations, may also find the training program useful. Participants should be able to demonstrate a relationship of their work with the core theme and have a minimum of 2 years of experience in the relative field.

For more information, click on the brochure and the application form.

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