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September 2017

Researching Sandwatch possibilities in the Netherlands

September 4 @ 8:00 am - November 8 @ 5:00 pm

Together with the Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, KIMO (Mike Mannaart), Vereniging Kust en Zee/Coastal&Marine Union (EUCC, Robert Steenbergen) and the acadamy for Coast and Sea management ‘van Hall Larenstein Hogeschool’ (VHL/KZM, David Goldsborough), the Committee has decided to try and implement Sandwatch in the Netherlands. A group of students at the academy for coast and sea management will research the possibilities of implementing Sandwatch in the Netherlands. Sandwatch is a citizen science form of data collection, and by implementing Sandwatch…

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Youth Challenge: Climate Change, Migration, & Me

September 18 @ 8:00 am - November 1 @ 5:00 pm

Join the challenge where Climate Change meets Migration, and win a day-entrance to COP 23! Research climate-related displacements, add to the global discussion, and help reaching the Water SDGs For details, see the contest specifications! What? Every year, the lives of millions of people are affected when they are displaced by the impacts of weather and climate hazards. Estimated is that between 2008 and 2014, an annual average of at least 22.5 million people were displaced by the direct threat or impacts…

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Netherlands OPACHE meeting

September 21 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
IHE Delft, Westvest 7
Delft, Netherlands
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Background The Open Panel of Commission for Hydrology Experts (OPACHE) is the reservoir of scientific and technical expertise that the Commission for Hydrology (CHy) uses to fulfil its mission. Activities include participating in specialized hydrologic, hydrometric, and water resources studies; serving on expert advisory teams; contributing to manuals, guidance material, and technical reports; and participating in workshops and expert meetings. The Netherlands has nominated 6 extra OPACHE experts during the CHy-15. This brings the Dutch OPACHE team to 9 active…

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October 2017

The 2nd International Conference on Water and Climate: On the road to CoP23

October 3 @ 8:00 am - October 4 @ 5:00 pm
Marseille, France

Following the success of the first International Conference on Water and Climate "Water Security for Climate Justice" held in Rabat in July 2016, the World Water Council, with the support of the CoP22 Chair as represented by the State Secretariat for Water of the Kingdom of Morocco, and with the collaboration of other international partners, will organize the second edition of the event on 3-4 October in Marseille, France. As for the past edition, the principle objective of the meeting…

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Dutch UNESCO schools Day

October 5

Together with the Netherlands National UNESCO Committee we will organise a workshop for the yearly UNESCO school day in order to enthuse the UNESCO schools to engage with water projects.

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International Training Course on Climate Services for Disaster Prevention

October 23 @ 8:00 am - December 1 @ 5:00 pm

Interested candidates are requested to complete the Application Form, which should be endorsed by the Permanent Representative (PR) of the respective country with WMO, no later than 16 July 2017. Dutch candidates can email the Secretariat (ihp.hwrp@unesco.nl) the Application Form, in order to receive the endorsement from the Duthc PR. The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) organizes the first International Training Course on Climate Services for Disaster Prevention, will be taking place from 23 October to 10 November 2017 (Distance Learning) and…

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Amsterdam International Water Week 2017

October 30 @ 8:00 am - November 3 @ 5:00 pm
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November 2017

Final event of the Netherlands IHP-HWRP Challenge: Climate Change, Migration and Me

November 1
Amsterdam RAI Amsterdam, Netherlands + Google Map

During the Amsterdam International Water Week, the final presentations of the Challenge will take place, where a jury will decide who gets to go to COP23 or the Planetary Security Initiative. Also, the Escape Room will be there, ready to be used by any of the visitors of the Young AIWW stand. For more info on the challenge, go to the main page.

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Netherlands IHP-HWRP Committee Meeting

November 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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UN Climate Change Conference; COP23, Bonn

November 6 @ 8:00 am - November 17 @ 5:00 pm
Bonn

COP23 is the informal name for the 23rd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The UNFCCC was adopted in 1992 at the Rio Earth Summit, which marked the beginning of the international community’s first concerted effort to confront the problem of climate change. Known also as one of the Rio Conventions, the UNFCCC established a framework for action to stabilise concentrations of greenhouse gases in the earth’s atmosphere. The UNFCCC entered into…

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