68th UNEP/UNESCO/BMUB International Short Course on Integrated Water Resource Management and Health

TU Dresden, Germany
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 to Friday, September 23, 2016

This course is especially designed to meet the professional demand of experts and decision makers working in environment protection with special focus on safeguarding water resources. The curriculum comprises lectures, seminars, site visits and excursions on aspects like: the water cycle (hydrology, groundwater, surface water), urban water (water infrastructure, water purification and distribution, waste water treatment), water borne diseases and monitoring frameworks.

Objectives: Participants are expected to adapt new concepts for an integrated water management. After the completion of this course they should be able to actively contribute to the sustainable use of water resources in their respective countries with special consideration of health issues.

Target Groups: This course is especially designed to meet the professional demand of experts and decision makers working in environment protection with special focus on safeguarding water resources. A corresponding professional background (geology, geography, hydrology, meteorology, hydro engineering, planning) is essential. The nomination by the delegating institution is a mandatory prerequisite.

Award: Participants successfully completing this course will be awarded a Certificate of Proficiency in Integrated Water Resource Management and Health.

Organisers: UNEP, UNESCO, The German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB), The German Federal Environmental Agency (UBA) and TU Dresden.

Website: 68th Short Course on Integrated Water Resource Management and Health (SC 68)