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1st Meeting of the NARBO Technical Advisory Committee - UNESCO-IHE

1st Meeting of the NARBO Technical Advisory Committee - UNESCO-IHE

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Network of Asian River Basin Organizations�NARBO
1st Meeting of the NARBO Technical Advisory Committee (5 April 2008; Singapore)
Network of Asian River Basin Organizations�NARBO
1st Meeting of the NARBO Technical Advisory Committee (5 April 2008; Singapore)

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Postgraduate Education, Training and Capacity Buildingin Water, Environment and InfrastructureDelft, The Netherlands
IWRM training programs-UNESCO-IHE-CKNet-INANARCO-TAC Meeting, Singapore,5 April 2008Carel Keuls, MSc, MKM
Vision & Mission
UNESCO-IHE envisions a world in which people manage their water and environmental resources in a sustainable manner, andin which all sectors of society, particularly the poor, can enjoy thebenefits of basic services.Mission of the Institute is to contribute to the education andtraining of professionals and to build the capacity of sector organisations and knowledge centres in the fields of water, theenvironment and infrastructure, in developing countries andcountries in transition.
The views expressed in this paper are the views of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), or its Board of Directors, or the governments they represent. ADB does notguarantee the accuracy of the data included in this paper and accepts no responsibility for any consequences of their use. Terminology used may not necessarily be consistent with ADB official terms.
Strategic objectives
Maintain effectiveness in a changing world
Maintain academic excellence
Operational objectives
Develop partnerships and networks
Encourage entrepreneurship in an academic setting
Respond to demand-driven education and researchneeds
Employ cutting-edge education methods with partner institutions
Core Activities
Focus on HumanResources andInstitutionalDevelopment
Staff and Outputs 2007
160Staff (54% Academic, 46% Non-academic)250 Guest Faculty4 Academic Programmes / 14 specializations:-Water Sciences and Engineering-Environmental Sciences-Municipal Water and Infrastructure-Water Management70 PhD fellows2 x 200MSc participants annually400Short Course participantsannually> 200Publications / yea> 100Projects / year 
Themes, Departments, Cores
Academic Departments 
Core groups
Water Security
Water Engineering 
Hydraulic engineering:-RBM-CZ & Port development-Land and water developmentHydrology & WR
Environmental Integrity
Environmental Resources 
Fresh water ecosystemsPollution Prevention&Control
Urban Water and Sanitation 
Waste Water, WaterSupply Solid wasteUrban mobilityWater resources managementWater services managementHydroinformatics, Knowledgemanagement &Capacity building
Management &Institutions Hydroinformatics & Knowledge Management 
Water Manag. &GovernanceInformation &CommunicationSystems

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