09.09.2013 - 31.08.2014
cewas is the international Training Centre for start-ups in the water, sanitation and resource management based in Willisau (Switzerland). The third cewas Start-Up programme is directed at graduates who want to start their own business in the emerging water sector. Within the one-year training programme which will be commencing in September 2013, young entrepreneurs-to-be are supported in the foundation of their business with advanced training modules, business coaching and consulting by international experts and an extensive international network.
13.03.2014 - 14.03.2014
The course will enable participants to plan, design and evaluate evidence-based behaviour change campaigns. The participants will learn how to conduct a quantitative survey of behavioural determinants, how to identify the required behaviour change techniques and how to prove the effects and effectiveness of these techniques. The course targets professionals interested in behaviour change, especially in water, sanitation and hygiene.
20.03.2014 - 22.03.2014
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will host this Toilet Fair in New Delhi, India to showcase various waterless toilet designs funded through Gates Foundation grants. The show is a follow-up to the first Reinvent the Toilet Fair in August 2012 in Seattle, USA, where grantees of the Reinvent the Toilet Challenge (RTTC) displayed their innovative on-site sanitation solutions, which were required to cost less than US$ 0.05 per user per day.
22.03.2014 - 24.03.2014
This symposium will include themes such as: Ancient and traditional methods, practices, and techniques of water and wastewater resources management in ancient civilizations; urban water use in ancient civilizations, and the cultural and socio-economic role of water and wastewater in ancient civilizations.
World Water Day is held annually on 22 March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.
24.03.2014 - 28.03.2014
30.03.2014 - 02.04.2014
WWTmod2014 is the fourth international seminar on wastewater treatment (WWT) modelling after successful events in 2008, 2010 and 2012. WWTmod provides a platform upon which any relevant aspect of WWT modeling may be scrutinized. The main objective of WWTmod is consensus building. The process of consensus building is supported by obtaining insights from a diverse group of leading professionals: researchers, consultants, utilities, regulators, manufacturers, and software developers.
07.04.2014 - 09.04.2014
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
The IRC, International Centre on Water and Sanitation and the pS-Eau, programme Solidarité Eau, in partnership with the Economic Community of West Africa, ECOWAS are pleased to announce the organisation of the seminar on WASH monitoring.
The Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) High Level Meetings (HLM) bring together Ministers of Finance from developing countries, ministers of development cooperation from donor countries and high-level representatives from development banks and other donor institutions to address the lack of priority given to sanitation and water as a development intervention, the poor targeting of aid in the sector, and the need for robust planning and institutions.
Putting Public in Public Services: Research, Action and Equity in the Global South in Cape Town, South Africa
13.04.2014 - 16.04.2014
The conference will bring together researchers, activists, labour representatives, development practitioners and policy makers from around the world working to promote progressive public services, with an emphasis on health, water and electricity. It will go beyond a mere critique of privatization to showcase promising service provision alternatives (past, present and future), pushing forward our conceptual and methodological understandings of how public attitudes and practices arise, how they are constituted, and how they might be sustained.