Course Announcement: Gender Mainstreaming in Integrated Water Resources Management

Gender mainstreaming is a process for improving the relevance of development agendas and recent Sustainable Development Goals towards achieving gender equality, human rights, economic productivity and overall sustainability. Gender mainstreaming in IWRM aims to ensure that opportunities and benefits of water sector interventions will be equally available to both men and women. For that reason, […]

Course Announcement: Writing for Water

To be successful, water professionals need to communicate effectively with a wide audience: political leaders, policymakers, companies, water users, the public as well as peers. This course aims to develop writing skills around the topic of rural water supply and poverty reduction, in order to improve the quality of future water research, policy and implementation, […]

Course Announcement: Drought Risk Reduction

Online course June 1 – August 5, 2016 Drought is a growing threat to many people and economies in both developing and developed countries, with characteristics differing considerably across the world. Droughts are considered to be the most far-reaching of all natural disasters, causing short and long-term social, economic, and ecological losses and having significant secondary and […]

Course Announcement: A Human Rights Based Approach (HRBA) to Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM)

The concept of justice in managing water resources arises from the competing, and sometimes, conflicting demands for water. The human rights system offers an important point of entry to streamline water governance and provide coherence both in the sphere of environmental sustainability and in terms of human development. A Human Rights Based Approach (HRBA) to […]

Course Announcement: Water Integrity and Transparency

Integrity and anti-corruption are some of the least addressed areas in the governance of water resources and services. Water integrity is either neglected or not systematically factored into the formulation and implementation of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM). Since integrity, accountability and anti-corruption are critical determinants of how water resources and services are governed and […]

Course Announcement: Sustainable Water Management

Water is at the core of sustainable development. Water resources, and the range of services they provide, underpin poverty reduction, economic growth and environmental sustainability. From food and energy security to human and environmental health, water contributes to improvements in social well-being and inclusive growth, affecting the livelihoods of billions. This virtual course offers participants […]

World Water Day 2015: Are you up for the challenge?

Join Cap-Net and the UN in the celebrations of the World Water Day. It’s a day to celebrate water. It’s a day to make a difference for the members of the global population who suffer from water related issues. It’s a day to prepare for how we manage water in the future. In 2015, the […]

Welcome to the Pilot Course on IWRM as Climate Change Adaption Tool

Cap-Net´s Virtual Campus is currently under development and it´s first version will be operational by September 2014 through a pilot course on “IWRM as a Climate Change Adaptation Tool” will launch Cap-Net´s Virtual Campus. The pilot course is a means to test the platform and explore possible structures, activities, and methodologies which Cap-Net affiliated networks […]

Welcome to Cap-Net´s Virtual Campus

Cap-Net´s Virtual Campus is an innovative tool to support water capacity development as part of the Global Cap-Net UNDP Programme. Following principles of demand responsiveness, partnership development, and local ownership, the campus platform and team at Cap-Net´s secretariat are available to support and work together with networks and international partners in the design, preparation, and […]